Six on Saturday 21st September 2019

Hello and welcome to this week six on Saturday. I have started writing this blog on Wednesday as I have a week off and I am having a long weekend on Cambridgeshire. I have spent the week getting together with old mates, starting to walk for longer distances (I damaged my Ankle earlier in the…

Six on Saturday 14th September 2019

Hello and welcome to this weeks Six on Saturday. Autumn seems to be gathering pace and the nights are drawing with speed. The garden seems to have ground to a halt a bit this week and for some reason there is not a lot flowering in the garden so I have included a couple of…

Six on Saturday 7th September 2019

Hello and welcome to this weeks Six on Saturday. Well the nights are drawing in with a pace and the gardens are moving into the period where some plant are finally flowering and others are starting to prepare for the winter. The weather seems to have entered a stable period at the moment although it…

Six on Saturday 31st August 2019

Hello and welcome tho this weeks late edition of SOS. I went to see Lewis Capaldi in Scarborough last night and stayed overnight and visited Whitby on the way home this morning. Gardening opportunities have increased this week and I have spent most of the week inspecting my Succulents after a wetter than usual summer…

Six on Saturday 24th August 2019

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS. I am pleased to say the it is the last weekend of the Edinburgh Festival so that means work will be quieter and I will be able to spend more time in the Garden. The garden has looked after itself over the past few weeks but there is…

Six on Saturday 17th August 2019

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS. This week has been relatively dry and sunny for a change. My garden still looks tired and battered a bit with all the rain with very little plants flowering. However there are glimpses of summer still in the garden. Work is still busy with other members of staff…

Six on Saturday 10th August 2019

Hello and welcome to this weeks Six on Saturday. Well what a week of weather we have had again. We have actually had more dry days than wet days this week but Friday of course was a tad wet as it was across the country. I hope The Propagator has taken waterproofs on his holiday…

Six on Saturday 3rd August 2019

Hello I and welcome to this weeks SOS. I wasn’t going to write a SOS this week because I have been working a lot of overtime thanks to the Edinburgh FrInge Festival. The annual cultural melting point which gobbles up most of the parking spaces and brings pavements to a stand still and make my…

Six on Saturday 27th July 2019

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS. Well as Carolina Aherene said on the Fast Show this week has been Scorchio! Unfortunately I don’t like hot weather. As someone that has been bought up on the blustery coast of the Northumberland give me a blustery NE from blowing off the North Sea in March any…

Six on Saturday 20th July 2019

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS. This week we actually had a few days of sun thi which was most welcome but we also had a lot of rain especially on Wednesday. The garden looks completely different compared to this time last year during the mini drought. Most pants seem to be healthy and…