Category Archives: Six on Saturday

Six on Saturday – Of Petticoats and Dragons

16/03/2019 Well, one week on and it is still howling a gale. I’ve decided that I primarily don’t like wind because the continuous noise makes me very restless. The dog and I have had some close encounters with flying small … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – 09/03/2019

Oh my, how blustery! Yesterday I was up a ladder pruning the wisteria (only a bit late), but I would not have considered that today. And then there’s been the episodic torrents of hail coming down all day. Can we … Continue reading

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Six on a Saturday – Off to a good start?

What a glorious day! In fact, what a glorious February (so far). The garden is visibly swelling and revving up for spring, whether it’s here officially or not. There’s plenty of growing going on (I’m even considering cutting the grass … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Promise

19/01/2019 It’s been a funny old week, with nothing playing out as normal. Of course it has turned distinctly chilly. So I’ve had to fleece the plants in the cold greenhouse twice so far and brought in one pot of … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Doldrums and dreams

29/12/2018 I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. We had a lovely time with family, but there’s been a lot of cooking. For the main meal I had planned to served home grown parsnips and carrots as part of the … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – In between Lemsips

15/12/2018 I’ve been snatching moments in the garden this week, in between sneezing and coughing and guzzling vitamin C and Lemsip. There’s been a bit of tidying, a bit of potting up/on and a final bit of bulb disposal (OK … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Eeek, it’s December

01-12-2018 Oh wow, it’s December already. Have you got your advent calendars out? Have you got all your spring bulbs in? I’ll be honest, I’ve been beavering away on this task on and off all week to meet the end … Continue reading

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