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What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 25/02/2013 at 12:17

Nr Lincoln.

A degree or two warmer than yesterday,but grey!!! It gets you down when there's no sun, roll on spring. Let's hope March turns out to be brighter.

Chris

 

Colourful plants to put in large plant pots/urns

Posted: 25/02/2013 at 12:11

Thanks Bev and Lizzie. I try to do something different each year, but usually have some fuchsia as they are such good doers and they like either sun or shade. It's nearly time to start all over again can't wait.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 24/02/2013 at 13:06

Nr Lincoln.

Just a sprinkling of snow overnight, all gone now, haven't ventured out, it looks cold, but a little brighter than of late.

We are having the same, Frank, but later in the day. Always have a cooked brekkie on Sunday so can't manage anything else until teatime.

Have a good day folks.

Chris

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 23/02/2013 at 13:56

Nr Lincoln.

Cold, but at last the sun has come out

2c and no wind so doesn't feel too cold.

ChrisX

Colourful plants to put in large plant pots/urns

Posted: 23/02/2013 at 08:59

Here are a couple of pots I did last year.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/18930.jpg?width=288&height=350&mode=max

 Pink Marguerite, violas, white petunias

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/18931.jpg?width=288&height=350&mode=max

 Species fuchsia, Thalia, bacopa.ivy, brachycome,  bedding begonia.

I usually use some violas or pansies, if I have any left over as well.

I have wallflowers and bulbs in the winter.

Help - Total Beginner

Posted: 21/02/2013 at 22:13

Hi Tim.

There is a web site -  www.allotment.org.uk that you might find useful, gives you month-by-month advice.

Best of luck with your garden, it's hard work but well worth it.

Chris

Fork Handles

Posted: 21/02/2013 at 20:35

 Well  forkers, what a busy lot you have been while I had my back turned.

When we go to France, Lizzie, we really love the seafood, wine and cheese, but I'm always pleased to get back home to a good cup of tea. They can't get the hang of actually boiling the water, never had a good cuppa there yet. They don't do proper cream cakes either, it's all the creme patisserie- that doesn't look right, but you know what I mean, custardy stuff..

Bought a canna lily tuber while out today, never had much luck with them in the past, but thought I'd give them another go. Any tips any one. Also some meal worns for the birds for 99p, a bargain I thought.

Not much on TV tonight so will have to see what I have got recorded.

Geoff 

Liked your summary of todays activities. We all sound barmy. no comments please.

 

Gardening Shows in 2013

Posted: 21/02/2013 at 12:35

I have heard a lot about Ness Gardens, but unforunately have never been. Hope you enjoy your trip Flower bird. Take your camera and post a picture or two It's good that you can get a bus.

Chris.

Fork Handles

Posted: 21/02/2013 at 12:31

Hi Flo.

When we had poison put down by Rat Man, we never saw any dead rats, or live ones for that matter after he had been Hope you soon get rid of them, horrible things

Fork Handles

Posted: 21/02/2013 at 12:18

My book has arrived from Amazon, well pleased with it.1p plus £2.85 postage not bad for a book original price £19.99 -  in good condition. Ex library book. You can sometimes pick up a bargain at the library when they are having a clear out.

I thought i saw the odd flake of snow when i popped out side a few moments ago, it's old enough. Fed up with this winter, don't want to play this game any more

Going out to get some pea gravel from Wickes, much cheaper than GC, them to t to see if they have any bargains.

Deano, don't crack the whip too hard.

See you later Have a nice day

Chris.

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