Six on Saturday 21st April 2018

Welcome to this weeks six on Saturday.  Pleased to say the good weather has arrived!.  My first tulips are just about to flower and I am sure more will follow soon.  I must admit I have been a little jealous of all the pictures of the Tulips on Twitter over the last week but I…

Edrom Nurseries

  I have been driving past the sign on the A1 for Edrom Nurseries for years and finally went there today and boy what a place.  The Nursery is in Coldingham, Berwickshire on the Coldingham Moor road.  The nursery is in a hollow on the road and has buildings on both sides of the road. …

Six on Saturday 14th April 2018

Morning and welcome to SOS Another rubbish week weather wise but the forecast for the next week does look promising.   Being oop north things seem to be a couple of weeks behind the south and progress is slow.   Work is picking up pace and it looks like I am in for a busy 12 weeks. …

Six on Saturday 7th April 2018

Welcome to this weeks SOS.   Been a busy day at work this week so garden action has been limited but as always with this time of year there is always new things in the garden bursting through. We had 3 days of constant rain at the beginning of the week but the garden seems…

Six on Saturday 31st March 2018

Happy Easter! Hope the Easter Bunny is kind to you and does not eat your plants. I am working this weekend so this is going to be a quick one. As you may have guessed all photo’s were taking in the sun during the week. Enjoy 1, New Potting Bench\Compost Bin I have a relatively…

New Potting Bench and Compost Bin

I have a relatively small garden so I need to manage the space effectively so I can have more plants.  Over the past year I have been reading up on how to make the most of the small gardens and have always wanted to implement unusual  methods of expanding your garden relatively. I have always…

Six on Saturday 24th March 2018

Spring has Sprung! Get in!!!   Back of the net second hand Capri! I spent a whole 3 hours in the garden this morning, hoody off and caught some warmish sun.  I even got some decent photo’s.  What a difference a week makes.  Last week was freezing and it was a quick point and take. …

Six on Saturday 10th March 2018

  A working weekend this weekend but I am not going to stop this from writing a blog all be it a quick one.   I am currently sitting in a Drive Thru Starbucks at the Metro Centre and I have grabbed some spent coffee for the compost bin so not all bad.  Photo’s not…

Six on Saturday 3rd March 2018

Welcome to this weeks blog. This weeks blog is going to be mostly about the beast from the east as it is unavoidable. I have lived in North Northumberland for 46 years and I have never known drifting snow like this. The Cheviots have always had there share but it only usually lasts for a…

Six on Saturday 24th February 2018

Here is my 6 on Saturday for this week. Unfortunately I was working last weekend so I have had a 2 week break. Weather has been fantastic today and with the weather forecast for next week point ring towards a cold snap from Siberia I have today made hay when the sun shines…..in February. I…

Six on Saturday 10th February 2018

Morning welcome to my second blog. Haven’t had time to do much in the garden this week so have had to make do with dreaming up projects and researching future plant buys on Google. I did manage a little bit of gardening last Saturday and a cheeky 2 hours today when I was supposed to…