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Six on Saturday – Honey all round

07/05/2022 Thankfully, we’ve had rain this week. A good amount, as it turns out, and on several days too, including this morning. I was very relieved to see it fall, in spite of having to drive to Kent through thick … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Maraschino anyone?

02/04/2022 Aye! Always with the ice and snow when the blossom starts to open! Tempted into full bloom by a couple of weeks of close to 20 deg C there are currently gorgeous displays of magnolia and cherry blossom about … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – And still they come

12/03/2022 It’s been a bit of a mixed week weather-wise, but Spring is surely advancing. Daffodil displays are in now full swing. In fact, there’s a local daffodil festival in Thriplow next weekend that I will try to get to. … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Spring, at an angle

19/02/2022 In spite of being on the edge of the second red alert zone for debris flying winds yesterday, we luckily escaped any real damage from Storm Eunice. Probably the losses of old fruit trees, dodgy branches and fences over … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Wafts from the coming season

05/02/2022 So February has begun. It’s certainly not spring yet, but there are hints that things are moving. It starts slowly … signs of a new season. Looked for daily, the changes are small. 1) Was it only last week … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – 22/01/2022

Well, there’s definitely noticeable extra daylight in the afternoons now. You can still see what you are doing outside at ~4:30pm. It makes you feel like getting on with a few projects. So we made a start on some work … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Mush, murk and muck!

I am sure that from my title you can tell I’ve been reading posts from some other SIXers on this wet, dismal day. I’ve not even been out for my daily walk, let alone thinking of running, because I can’t … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Cometh the day of longest shadows

Next Tuesday marks the Winter solstice for us northern hemisphere dwellers. No cattle will be slaughtered here to save on winter feeding (we’re veggie in any case 🤣). The Sun will nevertheless follow its lowest arc in the sky and, … Continue reading

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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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