Next week they are predicting winter is finally here with snow expected and talk of a Beast from the East soon arriving. The overnight temperature finally dropped in my back garden to 1.5 degrees – I added another thermometer because I thought the first might be broken. Weatherpeople were predicting below zero temperatures but the … Continue reading Six on Saturday: Is it winter?
I have not been blogging so much in the last couple of months – I don’t really have a sob story on why – mostly time mismanagement but this year I am going to try to make more of an effort to keep on top of all the topics I would like to write about. … Continue reading Six on Saturday:New Year
Last week it was freezing and I did not feel like taking any pictures as I felt like the garden was at a stand still. I still feel this way but we can’t always have the perfect spring/summer garden or we would never enjoy the bulbs. In temperate climates, sometimes I had to put tulip … Continue reading Six on Saturday: Nothing going on (Questions)
So, I propose Texty Tuesday (we have Wordless Wednesday so why not?) a short post about something you are doing, you saw, or an update perhaps have hesitated writing because you didn’t have ‘all the photos’. Some times failures come under this category as you may not want to show the ‘bad’ photos. However, others … Continue reading Texty Tuesday: Epiphany
I often have topics I want to post about but for whatever reason don’t have time to take the photos and arrange it properly. I often have topics I would like to write about but dismiss them because they are not ones that enable a lot of photos. In the olden days, people blogged without … Continue reading Texty Tuesday: Sweet Potato
As autumn (or fall) closes in on us (I am still in denial) the thing that always signals the end of the summer to me is giving up on the last of the tomatoes ripening. I cut down the tomatoes vines and collect the final tomatoes, which are usually green. This year it was a … Continue reading Recipes for Gluts: Tomato Chutney
Next week they are predicting 3 degrees at night so you would assume that things are winding down in the back garden. Yes, the fruit trees are turning yellow leaved and naked stemmed. However, most of the garden seems to still be green and not at all ready for the cold weather that is about … Continue reading Six on Saturday:Things that don’t realise it’s cold