Six on Saturday 16th February 2019

Good morning and welcome to this weeks SOS. It has been positively mild this week although there has been a chilly wind at times. The days are getting longer and the sun is getting higher. I have managed to spend a few hours in the garden this week and have been tidying up and making…

Six on Saturday 9th February 2019 RBGE special

Good morning and welcome to SOS. It is a working weekend this weekend and the Six Nations is still on so gardening opportunities will be limited no doubt. During the week I managed to do some tidying up in the garden and I planted a new Sedum trough (photo’s to follow). On Tuesday I spent…

Six on Saturday 2nd February 2019

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS. It has been a snow free week up here north of the wall. It has been frosty though so much so I had to put a jumper on on Thursday! The garden has looked very idyllic after a couple of hard frosts and on Wednesday it got down…

Six on Saturday 26th January 2019 (Frost Special)

Good morning and welcome to sixth is weeks Six on Saturday. The weather has been decidedly colder this week and Tuesday night was the coldest of the year so far. I like the frosty cold weather as it covers some of the evergreen Sedums with sparkling silvery magic. I had a couple of hours off…

Six on Saturday 19th January 2019

Hello and welcome to this weeks Six on Saturday. After a busy end of the year at work I am glad to say that work has died down a little bit and this means I now have more time in the garden. I spent a pleasant day gardening last Sunday as the weather was Spring…

Six on Saturday 12th January 2019

Good morning and welcome to my first SOS of 2019. I worked all over Christmas but mad up for it at New Year and Last weekend I was in the Cotswolds for my Cousins wedding. Congratulations Sarah and Ricky. Gardening opportunities have been few and far between but as the weather forecast is favourable this…

Six on Saturday 22nd December 2018

Hello and welcone to this weeks SOS. The winter solstice has come and gone and the days are getting longer….slowly. Hopefully Spring will be just around the corner and in the next few months the garden will spring into life. Christmas prepartions are going well so I will spend some time in the garden this…

Six on Saturday 15th December 2018 Brass Monkey edition

Good morning and welcome to this weeks SOS. I wasn’t going to write a blog this weekend for a few reasons. First of all it was the works Christmas party on Thursday night and I am still recovering, secondly there is not a lot going on in the garden and lastly it is Baltically cold…

Six on Saturday 1st December 2018

Pinch punch it’s the first of the month. Only 24 more days to Christmas and 20 more days until the days get longer. It has been a wet week and a mild week. So much so that the gorse is starting to flower on the verges of the A1 through Scotland. Although earlier flowering gorse…

Six on Saturday 24th November

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS This is my first SOS for 2 weeks. As I said before I am finding it harder to rake photo’s st this time of the year as it is always dark when I leave for work and come hime from work. This is not my favourite time of…