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
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
I always wanted to start a cooking blog as I love cooking and wanted to share my creations with the blogosphere. However, I am a very messy cook and although some would say that is to my downfall; I say that being uberneat takes away from the joy of creation. (I am also lucky enough … Continue reading Recipes for Gluts: Rosehip Syrup
Although this heat wave seems never-ending and the damage to leaves and plants from the harsh sun may look like you need to water more – check to see if the damage is not something lurking underside of the leaves. I have a couple of plants I thought were lacking water but since I thought … Continue reading Spider mites