Category Archives: Six on Saturday

Six on Saturday – 17/07/2021

The bit of the lawn that still gets mown was cut bright and early this morning, before the temperatures started to get a bit melty. This provided a lovely velvet surface for our apples fall on to. In fact I’ve … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Whispering grass … and a challenge

26/06/2021 The summer solstice passed with temperatures lower than the winter solstice in some places round here. We had a heavy dew on our lawn, which looked like frost. It felt cold. We measured 5 deg C in the open … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Eyelashes, poppies and buttercups

18/06/2021 Thank goodness for gardening! Don’t mind me, but it’s been an awful week and I’ve never been so grateful to be able thrash weeds at my parents house, tend the burgeoning borders at Wimpole (National Trust) and plant out … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – A summer buzz

05/06/2021 It’s a quick Six today, because there’s a ton of pricking out to be done … and it’s warm and sunny, so no time to be indoors typing. I am joining The Propagator for his prolific ‘Six on Saturday’ … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Refreshed and raring to go

This last week we managed to get away to Dorset for a little break. It’s the first holiday in well over a year and it was lovely. Yes, we had plenty of rain (and 65 mph winds), but there were … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – 50/50 Woes and Wows

08/05/2021 May is off to a see-saw start for me, both in terms of weather and successes in the garden. Here’s a selection of wins and woes from our garden this week for Six-on-Saturday, which is hosted by Jonathon, aka … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Everything is better in sunshine

24/04/2021 What a glorious day! In fact, what a glorious fortnight! We’ll gloss over the corresponding nights of frosts and the damage and hold-ups they are causing in the potting on and planting out department. Nevertheless, there’s plenty of growth … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Not standing still

27/03/2021 Growth in the garden is moving up a notch. The grass needs another trim, which makes it a nearly weekly task again 😦 . Leaves are bursting their buds and the world is turning green. It’s my favourite time … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – All things being equal!

Well, it is the Vernal Equinox today. Day and night are the same length … and so we can look forward to increasingly lovely, long days and outside living. I’ve been clearing up the patio in preparation. Moving bird feeders … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – A spring in my step

27/02/2021 So the greenhouse windows opened automatically this week for the first time this year (that I’ve noticed) and Steve cut the grass for the first time in roughly four months! In fact, my title was almost ‘The first cut … Continue reading

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