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…

Ten on Thursday a Hardy Succulent special.

Hi and welcome to a Hardy Succulent special. This is a special blog for Granny from SOS. I have a number of hardy succulents in the garden mostly made up of Sedums and Sempervivums. It has become a bit of an obsession. I now have something like 65 different kinds of Sempervivum and the collection…

Six on Saturday 13th July 2019

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS. This week has again been a very damp week with rain all day on Tuesday. This has of course benefited the garden and filled my water butts again. I have left all my Succulents out this summer during the wet weather and have not had any problems to…

Six on Saturday 6th July 2019

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS. As I start to write this Blog the weather is distinctly autumnal. A cold front has moved in from the North and it has started to rain. I take sole responsibility for the change in the weather as I watered the garden on Wednesday night as according to…

Six on Saturday 29th June 2019

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS. What half a year gone already? Where did that go? On Thursday something weird happened and the Sun came out and we had heat for a change! As I said in last weeks SOS I am on holiday this week but only managed to go to one of…

Summer Border musings from Border Country part 1.

I wrote in my precious post that I like my borders to be absolutely packed with plants and above is a picture of my border. Technically it is North facing because of the shed at the back of the border and does not get any major sum because of the 10ft hedge to the left…

Six on Saturday 22nd June 2019

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS. Well the longest day has come and gone and the nights are getting shorter🤗. Almost half a year gone, wow? The weather has been more calmer and kinder this week. I have managed to potter around the garden for a couple of hours every night this week and…

What a different 19 weeks make.

I was charting to another blogger about just how hardy some succulents are and they asked if I left all my troughs I have planted out with the said succulents over winter. I do leave all my hardy succulents (Sedums and Sempervivums) our without any issues. I decided to look back through my photo’s to…

Six on Saturday 15th June 2019

Hello and welcome to this weeks Six on Saturday. Well this week has been a tad moist to say the least. We escaped the deluge the South has on Monday and Tuesday and TBH we had a couple of good sunny days. However we made up for it on Wednesday and Thursday and the garden…