My parents are in town, along with my grandparents so there is not much time to complete large gardening projects. Luckily, all the planting and big jobs are finished within my back garden and the last of the planting at the allotment was completed the day before they arrived. Here are a few pictures to … Continue reading Six on Saturday: The height of things
This week was spent doing not much as the majority of the garden is finished and it rained quite a bit; there was a long visit to the allotment to battle the weeds after all the rain. All in all, fairly uneventful but I guess not every six on Saturday can be a roller-coaster of … Continue reading Six on Saturday: Buds and Blooms
After the thunderstorms this week we were able to get to the allotment to finish building the beds and fill with compost (and then finally plants). The compost that my friend ordered arrived this morning and as I approached the allotment I could smell it down the street. I asked her if she had accidentally … Continue reading Allotment Advancements
I am writing this on the bus; I love technology, when I was living in Tampa I once paid my credit card while I was sitting at the beach on a very warm December day (this will not seem beguiling to people in the Southern Hemisphere, I know) Today, with the use of technology, I … Continue reading Six on Saturday: fruits and flowers
Again, it is Saturday and I am creating a six piece showcase of my garden at the moment; the week has gone by very fast and I have finished quite a lot of the projects that were needing doing around the backyard (Garden Update ) This week, things have been growing quite fast so I have … Continue reading Six on Saturday: Colours of the Garden
I think that one of the favourites of most gardeners and something that surpasses all tastes from the supermarket version are tomatoes. They can be grown indoors, or out if you are lucky with the weather however, no matter where they are grown they will run rampant if the weather is right. Last year, (the … Continue reading String method for tomatoes
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about some new seeds that I had purchased and mentioned there were some coming from America. Well, last week they arrived and I have just sown them all up. They’re from a company that people have mentioned quite a bit; Rare Seeds (Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company) specialising … Continue reading Yay More Seeds!