Category Archives: Six on Saturday

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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Six on Saturday: January Blues

The forecast for tonight is for temperatures to fall to -5 Celsius here. This will be the lowest so far this winter and cold enough that I’ve moved some more plants into the protection of my two new mini plastic … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Floral Fireworks !

Feu d’artifice de fleurs by Niko Paladino was a brilliant way to start 2021.  If you didn’t catch a viewing of this short video, then I’d encourage you to click on the link below for a ~30 second spirit-raiser. Happy … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Endings and beginnings

05/12/2020 It is time for Six on Saturday, hosted by Jonathon @thepropagatorblog. Why not take a look at his blog and join in with a garden-related, six-themed post? Sadly, I didn’t get much gardening done this week with the cold, … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Ultraviolet Vision

21/11/2020 So this happened again: But luckily nothing that hadn’t already been blackened/slimed was affected. Nevertheless, there aren’t that many exciting flowers left in the garden. So this is a bit of a mish-mash for Six on Saturday, the inspirational … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – The Just-In-Time (JIT*) Concept

What a glorious day: sunny and mild, plus the White House is getting a new resident! Unsurprisingly, a series of clear skies this week has resulted in some rather cold mornings. We’ve had a couple mornings of sub-zero temperatures (and … Continue reading

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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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