Six on Saturday 19th October 2019

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS. Well after a reflective Six on Saturday this week has been more positive. Weather wise this week has actually been pretty decent. Cold and damp during the night but we have had a 3 days of sun. I spent most of last weekend checking some of my succulents…

Six on Saturday 12th October 2019 Succulent Special

Hello and welcome to this Six on Saturday. The nights have been drawing in to fast and of course days are becoming shorter and like with many people I struggle at this time of the year. Indeed it manifested yesterday when I had to take a day off work yesterday due to exhaustion which coincided…

Six on Saturday 5th October 2019

Hello and welcome to Six on Saturday. I can guess how many of the blogs written in Britain will start this week. Apparently there has been a lot of rain in parts of the country this week? Sorry to sound smug but there has been any rain up here, in fact Tuesday and Wednesday were…

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…