Furloughed….12 weeks of gardening….maybe….part 6

Hello and welcome to this weeks mid week catch up of my exploits in the garden during this prolonged period of gardening leave. I was shocked when writing the title as I did not realise we had been in Lockdown for 6 weeks. It doesn’t seem to be that long but then again time seems…

Furloughed….12 weeks of gardening….maybe….week 5

Hello and welcome to my weekly blog about the extra time I have been able to spend in my garden during these strange times of being paid by the government to stay at home. When I wrote the title of this week blog I was shocked to discover it was we are about to enter…

Six on Saturday 18th April 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks Six on Saturday. Well it’s official it looks like I have got at least another 3 weeks off work which is understandable because we are currently living in a dystopian fantasy world at the moment. So that means that I get to spend another 3 weeks in the garden….

Furloughed….12 weeks of gardening….maybe….part 4

Hello and welcome to the latest blog about my gardening exploits during these strange times. Think of this is as a Six on Saturday lite. With being at home all day I have never spent so much time in the garden and with the extra time I have spent ahead I am way ahead of…

Six on Saturday 11th April 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks Six on Saturday or is it Friday or Sunday whatever day it is. First of all Happy Easter to all the readers of this blog and you family and loved ones. We are living in extraordinary times and this is going to be the weirdest Easter we have ever…

Furloughed….12 weeks of gardening….maybe….part 3

Hello and welcome to this weeks blog about my gardening exploits when I have been furloughed. This blog is lighthearted view of my gardening exploits that will include a few mishaps, failures and successes. The weather has been great over the past few weeks with warm temperatures and sun most days. The highlight of the…

Six on Saturday 4th April 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks Six on Saturday. Is it Saturday? I am not sure anymore. This dystopian world that we live in is turning everyday into Groundhog Day. Thank god for my garden, exercise, beef and Star Trek Voyager on Netflix. I may have to whisper this but my garden needs rain!!!! There…

Furloughed 12 weeks of gardening…..perhaps…..week 2

Hello and welcome to a more light hearted and left field weekly blog during my period of being stuck at home during the COVID-19. I have to admit I am beginning to get a little bit stir crazy now of being at home everyday. It’s just not something I am used to as for the…

Sempervivums April 2020

If you have read any of my Six on Saturday blogs you will be aware that I feature Sempervivums a lot in the blog. Sempervivums are extremely hardy succulents that can withstand temperatures in the winter of up to -28 degrees C. They are mostly found on Southern European Mountain Ranges, Turkey, Armenia and Northern…