#SixOnSaturday: Plot 35

It’s a lesser-spotted allotment #SixOnSaturday from me today! Although I have been spending regular chunks of time on the plot in recent weeks, most of my time there has been spent trying to claw the whole thing back from the chaos that unfolded in the month after I’d started at Waddesdon when I didn’t make it up there at all. Today’s been the first time … Continue reading #SixOnSaturday: Plot 35

#SixOnSaturday: The Platinum Jubilee edition

I’m back in my secret garden this week and it appears that I’ve managed – genuinely coincidentally – to rustle up an almost red, white and blue #SixOnSaturday! I acquired this astrantia – which I’m guessing might be ‘Shaggy’ – from the plant stall at Kelmarsh Hall last summer. I divided the clump into two; this half has done really well but the other has … Continue reading #SixOnSaturday: The Platinum Jubilee edition

#SixOnSaturday: Budding stars

My secret garden is going through what I hope will be a brief transition phase. The daffodils and grape hyacinth are finished. The tulips – almost universally underwhelming this year – won’t be around much longer. But the garden is full of buds. I acquired this astrantia from the plant stall at Kelmarsh Hall about this time last year. So far as I can remember … Continue reading #SixOnSaturday: Budding stars