Category Archives: Six on Saturday

Six on Saturday – Mouse in the Greenhouse!

I’ve spent the day on my knees, clearing out the greenhouse. Mostly stuff (densely packed pots, fleeces, watering gadgets, feeds, labels and inventive covers accumulated over a number of years) that resides under the long bench. I’ve been finally forced … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Autumnal Beauties

Oh good, it’s time for Six on Saturday again! This week, in addition to sharing 6 gardening goodies, our host has apparently gone on a very long run (100 miles). Hopefully, his trainers can take the pounding. Meanwhile, if I … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Close Encounters of the Tussock kind

What a dull as dishwater day, weather-wise at any rate. In other ways it has been interesting day watching local gridlock develop and tempers flare as a result of cars forming ‘orderly’ queues for petrol. It was certainly a bad … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Flitting through summer

It’s been a while since I’ve dipped my foot in the waters of SOS, having been somewhat distracted by a summer of emotional family reunions, significant birthdays, house maintenance  and a staycation or two, but things are settling back down … Continue reading

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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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