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)
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
A quick six on Saturday in between cooking pancakes for breakfast. This week I decided to move on with my life and harvest the end of the tomatoes rather than wait for the last of the green ones to ripen. We have a few warm days left but I find if they ripen so slowly … Continue reading Six on Saturday: Harvest time
This week I am in California (San Francisco to be exact) so I am sending my six on Saturday over from abroad. Written and taken with my phone so you will have to excuse the misspellings and misalignments of this post. The Dahlia Circle in Golden Gate Park is in full swing at the moment. … Continue reading Six on Saturday: Dahlia Circle
As it pours with rain outside I contemplate the success and failures of my garden so far. A lot of renovations were completed over the length of this summer and plants put in and taken out. I put in a new vegetable ‘patch’ and also a ‘I don’t quite know what to do with yet’ … Continue reading Six on Saturday: The unexpected and the overgrown