Six on Saturday 15th September 2018

Good morning and welcome to this weeks SOS. Garden time has been pretty sparse this week. The nights are drawing in fast and I have been late home from work a couple of times. I have managed to move a few hardy d welcome to this week’s SOS. Garden time has been pretty sparse this…

Six on Saturday 8th September 2018

Good morning and welcome to my Six on Saturday I have started writing this blog on Friday as I have a cheeky day off. It has been raining all morning and the garden is looking a little bit soggy to say the least. I shouldn’t complain after the dry spring and summer we have had…

Six on Saturday 1st September 2018

Pinch pinch it’s the start of the month. September already! How did that happen! After a fairly wet August compared to the rest of the summer the garden has taken on a vibrant feel. A couple of perennials I bought for no reason apart from to feed my addiction. Are starting to flower and some…

Six on Saturday 25th August 2018

Hi and welcome to this weeks Six on Saturday. I am back after my week in Cornwall. Cornwall did not disappoint what a wonderful place and as for the plants it was a positive Nirvana. I did not take many photo’s as I was with guests and did not want to be rude. There was…

Six on Saturday 11th August 2018

Hi and welcome to this weeks SOS. I have not spent much time in the garden this week due to work but did manage to do a little repotting of some of my tender succulents trying to figure out where I am going to store these over the winter. It looks like I am going…

Six on Saturday 4th August 2018 (Succulent Special 2)

Hello and welcome to this weeks six on Saturday. Hurrah for precipitation. We have had big showers of rain on 3 days this week and the garden has spring back in to action. It’s an on call weekend this weekend so this weeks is going to be a quick one. August is always a busy…

I am not Monty Don!

As we had some substantial rain last night I decided to try and take a wee corner root cutting of Geum Lady Strathden. As I did not want to get my feet muddy I reached over the border m, back arched and put the spade at the side of the plant. I put my foot…

Six on Saturday 28th July 2018

Good morning and welcome to Six on Saturday. Well hopefully by the time you read this we have had some rain.  I am getting bored of this weather now and would even accept 5 days of Sea Fret to cool down. Some of my plants are struggling and have flowered early and have died back…

Six on Saturday 21st July 2018

Good morning and welcome to this weeks SOS. This week we have had rain on 2 days.  A variable monsoon! My garden is looking a little bit bedraggled in places due to the drought and whilst I have not written this year off I have decided to start building my new borders ready for next…

Six on Saturday 14th July 2018

Good morning and welcome to SOS. What is happening with WordPress on the IPhone.  It is driving me mad.  It keeps deleting spaces at end of sentences and returns.  I got into a good routine writing the blog on the works IPhone but I have had to resort to the laptop. Well it didn’t happen!…