Latest posts by Lovetogarden

Lesser Celandine

Posted: 03/03/2013 at 22:15

We have this pesky plant in our garden and OH and me have been trying to dig it up today. You just can't get rid of the d****d stuff,. any little node you leave behind comes back next year

Fork Handles

Posted: 03/03/2013 at 17:53

Hi Jean.

No I haven't received my order yet, just checked the e-mail they sent me and it said it would be dispatched during 1st week in March, so expecting sometime with the next week. Looking forward to getting the taccas going. Something a bit different

Thanks everyone for letting me nosey round your plots, lovely pics and a lot of hard work going on. I've set my self a target to get all borders tidy by next weekend, time alone will tell if I make it.

Enjoy the rest of your day.


Fork Handles

Posted: 03/03/2013 at 17:14

Back indoors after a good day in the garden, got lots done. Had one glass of wine whilst preparing dinner, Oh has had 2 while doing s*d all just relaxing in conservatory, but he has worked hard, digging out roots etc from border, bless him. Roast chicken, carrots, cauli, roast spuds and parsnips. Bread and butter pudding made from Hot X buns to follow. I think we have burnt off a few calories today.

Some of you have huge gardens, must take a lot of time and effort. I sometimes think ours is too big, but at least it is just about manageable, and we don't have any more big projects to do.

Enjoy your day in the garden Inka, we are just settling down for the evening here.


Fork Handles

Posted: 03/03/2013 at 12:14

This is a pic I took when we demolished the old chicken shed some time ago. I really took it for the picture of the cat just eyeing up a jump onto the fence from the top of a statue.

 We replaced it with this, it's now covered with grape vines a. wisteria and clematis oh and a climbing rose.

 other side showing veg garden

 Lokks like you have got one hell of a job on there Bunny








Fork Handles

Posted: 03/03/2013 at 09:59

Yeah Derek.

 No R or S required for now, The next thing we know there will be a drought especially here in the East of England

What's your usual weather conditions? in a normal year that is.


Fork Handles

Posted: 03/03/2013 at 09:45

Morning peeps.

Lots to do today. Want to plant some things I bought the other day and sort out and feed the rest of the borders. Bit grey here, but milder, ideal for getting out there.

Hope you get out of the trip to Liverpool Jean, I don't like big cities either, much prefer pottering in the garden. Trouble is there's always another job to do at this time of year.

Sounds as though you have a fair amount of work in the garden to get through  Bunny

Look after that finger Dave, sounds painful

Away to get bacon and egg before venturing outside.

Will post some before and after pics later for you to have a nosey at Becks

The garden that is, nothing to do with frontals.

Enjoy your gardening as AT would say.


MOB rants

Posted: 02/03/2013 at 21:46

Well done Derek. I often feel like tackling litter louts, and have done in the past, but people today are so aggressive, it really makes you think twice. That's another gripe, rudeness. Please and thank you don't exist in some people vocabulary - and bad language.  Well I could go on and on. There seems to be no end to my ranting at the moment must be tired, it's been a long day.



Fork Handles

Posted: 02/03/2013 at 17:09

Just got back from shopping trip to GC.

Oh phoned ahead to make sure they had got the growbags in stock that he need, same make he used last year, yes they had them in stock. We went 40 miles, not only for them, I hasten to add, only to find they had sold out. Apparently someone had just been in and bought the last 18 and they weren't having any more because the manufacturer had put the price up. Umm, very convienient, or am I being cynical. OH not impressed, still chuntering on. They had others at the price quoted to him this morning

Any way managed to get some other bits and pieces so the trip wasn't entirely wasted.

Garden looking good Becks, you'll soon be set for the big spring sowing.


MOB rants

Posted: 02/03/2013 at 16:55

Both me and my OH hate litter louts, as you say Sinevegas, why do they drop things all over the place. We can home from Newark through an area known as Stapleford Wood on Thursday. Lovely trees, Rhododendrons, pathways, and a lovely place for a walk, with or without a dog,  and low and behold in the car park was a bright red settee abandoned by some thoughtless yobs. It must have been further to take it there than the local tip. maybe the tip was closed when they needed to get rid of it. The council provide good facilities in this area for getting rid of unwanted items, so why no use them.

WHY, What do these people have in their heads, it certainly isn't brains. They have no pride in anything.

I taught my children to put any rubbish in their pockets, until they got home, not to drop it on the floor.

It certainly is a throwaway society.


MOB rants

Posted: 02/03/2013 at 09:17

I have got to the age where I don't really care what people think of me. I am polite, well mannered and I think kind to others. If people don't like me that's their problem. I have friends from all walks of life, colour and creed..

I was born towards the end of the war, in a very " working class " area, but that was a long time ago, and I am a completely different person to how I was when I was younger. Life's pleasures and knocks colour how you turn out.

I'm with Sam, live for now, today is the most important day of your life, enjoy it.

I'm just thankful I'm still here.

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