Category Archives: Six on Saturday

Six on Saturday – The whole world in my hand …

It’s time to catch up with ‘Six on Saturday’. I’ve missed a few and half written other Sixes, but finally I’ve got my act together today. So I’m linking with Jonathon aka Mr Propagator (and hoards of other keen gardeners) … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – The early badger catches the worm!

19th September This morning I was startled awake by the sound of breaking crockery, followed by a noise of scuffing through dried leaves. Were we under attack by thieves or stumbling drunkards??? I peered out of the window, but could … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Gutted and glutted

08/08/2020 The mercury in our greenhouse thermometer is practically bursting out of its tube! It’s hot, it’s clammy and it’s Six on Saturday time again, so I am joining The Propagator with six gardening vignettes to share for his weekly … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – In just one word: Courgettes!

25/07/2020 OK, I know am not alone, but I’ve got a courgette mountain. I put half the current pile outside the gate this morning, with a sign to let people know that they are free to good homes (or indeed … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Flower spikes and Hoverflies

We’ve had a stressful week with a poorly dog and daily visits to the vet (arthritis and pancreatitis apparently). Hopefully Sadie is in the recovery phase now, but I will be glad when I stop having to visit that front … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Good enough to eat!

As well as rain (for which I am very grateful), clouds of flea beetles seem to have descended on the garden this week. They are all over the poppies and roses, but are also consuming various leaves in the vegetable … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Lion Kings

Greetings on this bright, but exceptionally blustery, day. It is hard to take photos for ‘Six on Saturday’ when the plants are dancing in and out of the spotlight! Nevertheless I am joining Jonathon’s team of Sixers again to share … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Bright Lights

18/04/2020 Six on Saturday is hosted by The Propagator. If you want to join in, check Jonathon’s blog for directions about posting and links to other participants’ Sixes. It makes a great distraction from COVID-19 Live Updates. Here are my … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Running just to keep still

14/03/2020 With various things being cancelled over the last week I’ve managed to escape to the garden a bit more than usual, which has been brilliant. And Lord knows, it needs the attention, but somehow I’ve struggled to get things … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Front Garden Makeover

29/02/2020 ‘Makeover’ is a bit of an exaggeration admittedly, but at this time of year, when the snowdrops pop up all over the front garden, I try to clear away enough brambles and ground elder etc. so that we can … Continue reading

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