Latest posts by Lovetogarden

Fork Handles

Posted: 02/03/2013 at 08:43

Morning everyone.

Just making my list of seeds and fertilizer required, then off to JTF, see what bargains they have got, then GC. Expect it will be an expensive trip Got to make the most of the dry weather, sun trying to come out to play.

Bought 2 clematis from Morrisons yesterday, still small, but they will grow, hopefully. £2 each, so pleased with that, only thing is I was swapping and changing them about and ended with 2 the same when I got home.DOH

I like the sound of the tree lily, quite a lot for sale in the catalogues, be interest to hear how they perform. Stargazer are a bit too fragrant for me, but very pretty. Must get my pots of lilies sorted.

Have a good day folks.


Free offers and discounts

Posted: 28/02/2013 at 07:18

I have just ordered some free summer bulbs, you pay for postage, from the Daily Mail offer, supplied by T & M. I have had plug plants from them in the past and have always found them to give good service. Hope it is the same this time

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.


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