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Posted: 01/02/2013 at 09:48

Hi Lizzie,

We are coming to the Dordogne in May and was hoping to visit some French gardens when we are there, any suggestions. We will be quite near Sarlat. The gardens we have visited were mainly in the Loire Valley, around the chateaus. I like flowers as well and am very interested in vegetable growing, The French seem to be particularly good at it.

Chris

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Posted: 01/02/2013 at 09:42

Glad she's better, going to see my"little girl" of 34 later today.

Darren. We all suffer from wind from time to time

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Posted: 01/02/2013 at 09:25

You're a hard woman Becks, just joking, hope she is ok That's kids for you up and down.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 01/02/2013 at 09:22

Nr Lincoln.

Haven't poked my nose outside yet, but a cloudy sky and less wind. Should reach 7c later, so the weather caption says

ChrisX

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Posted: 01/02/2013 at 08:46

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Looking forward to Monty's prog tonight. We have visited a few of the gardens he is featuring, Villandry being a particular favourite. the French vegetable gardens are really spectacular. Should be well worth watching, perhaps give us some ideas for this years planting, will just need to be scaled down somewhat

 

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Posted: 01/02/2013 at 08:34

Good Morning All.

It's a pain about your lights Jean, we have got some old fashioned garden lights,that work off the mains, and most of the shades were blown all over the garden, some ending up in the pond, but otherwise we were luck enough to get away with no damage to the garden and fences.

Bunny, --  lovely dog and by the way, you have an echo

ChrisX

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Posted: 31/01/2013 at 17:25

Just watching David Beckham on his joining Paris St Germain, he's giving his salary away to childrens charities There's a dishy frenchman translating for him, just love the accent, can't understand a word of it though.

Hope everyone is well, you have all been busy posting today.

Nice to hear from Glyn, those names are great, we have a chap at the chinese takeaway who likes to be called Brian, his wife is Sue and they have a brother called Norman!

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 31/01/2013 at 16:53

Nr Lincoln.

Been a bright but windy day, quite spring like, plenty of snowdrops now appearing, and some crocus showing colour Days are lengthening, still light at 4.50pm.

Chris.

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Posted: 30/01/2013 at 16:18

Yes Charlotte is a good potato and it's usually clean and resistant to disease and scab. It's just a little too solid for my taste, but a great salad potato.Might grow it again this year along with a different first early. Living in Lincolnshire we don't bother with maincrop, mainly because we are limited to room, and we can usually buy lates at reasonable price direct from the grower.

It sounds as if you are having a wonderful time Glyn Geoff has been clearing out his shed and found some questionable reading matter

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Posted: 30/01/2013 at 15:55

Geoff, it surprising how much you can do in an hour, its getting rid of it once you've sorted itand getting motivated when the weather isn't good

I agree about the cost of seeds etc in France. I always buy some Blonde de Paris lettuce seed when we go, as I can't seem to buy it here, but it is 3 times the price of lettuce seed in England.

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