Latest posts by Lovetogarden

A Chance To See Downing Street Gardens

Posted: 27/02/2013 at 14:54

Will Samantha and David be serving coffee/afternoon tea? will have a look at link. Will be on the way back from French holiday so could pop in on the way back.......

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 27/02/2013 at 14:51

Nr Lincoln.

Glorious Sunshine 80c in conservatory. Been in the garden pruning clematis and general tidy up, feels almost warm in spot sheltered from the breeze. Great!!

I love Kites, and all birds of prey, we don't get them this far north as yet, plenty of buzzards though..

Just off again.

Enjoy your day.


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.



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.


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.


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.

 Pink Marguerite, violas, white petunias

 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 - 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.


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.


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.


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