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…

Six on Saturday 10th November 2018

Tomorrow marks 100 years since the end of the Great War the war to end all wars and unfortunately we still live in a tumultuous world but thank God we still have our gardens to keep us grounded. Indeed the symbol of remebrance day is the poppy a dainty flower that not makes us remember…

Six on Saturday 3rd November 2018

Hello and welcome to this weeks Six on Saturday. There was no SOS from me last week as I was on call and I am finding it increasingly difficult to take pictures during the day. We have frost every night this week and unfortunatley I had left a few tender Aeoniums out too long snd…

Six on Saturday 20th October 2018

Hello and welcome to tbis weeks SOS. Well the days seem to be getting shorter with a pace now and we have even had our first ground frost but there still is a lot of work to be done in the garden. Paths need cleanrd, borders need tidied and garden furniture to be put in…

Six on Saturday 13th October 2018

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS. I missed last week because I worked some overtime at work. Also with the shorter days it gets more difficult taking photo’s in the dark. The weekend has started with Storm Callum but we have missed the worse of the wof the weather. After the dry summer and…

Six in Saturday 29th September 2018

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS. This week has been a pretty mixd bag weather wise. Sun and wind at the start of the week and then thankfully at the end of the week the wind has dissapeared and the sun has shone warmly. I have booked a long weekend this weekend so yesterday…