#SixOnSaturday: Out and about

Bit of a ‘news in brief’ approach to #SixOnSaturday today as I’m out most of the day selling candles and plants at a craft fair!! So I’ve cheated a bit with my six and used the stuff from my stall as it’s all plant and flower related! The candles are all floral scented: English Pear and Freesia, Rose, Jasmine, Lily of the Valley and Summer … Continue reading #SixOnSaturday: Out and about

#SixOnSaturday: Acts of kindness

The focus of today’s #SixOnSaturday is motivated by two things. The first is, frankly, that I have no interested in braving the damp, the cold and the gloom on the off-chance that there might be six interesting things going on in the garden! But the second is that I wanted to reflect a bit more on my decision to attempt to be a bit more … Continue reading #SixOnSaturday: Acts of kindness

Garden snapshot: 31 Jan – 7 Feb

As I alluded to in Twitter posts on Friday and again yesterday, it’s been a bit of a week! The details aren’t important but it’s meant that I haven’t had a huge amount of time or headspace for garden things and I’ve missed it. I think I’ve also finally taken on board the fact that we really are still in winter!!! Plants that held onto … Continue reading Garden snapshot: 31 Jan – 7 Feb

#SixOnSaturday: Home is where the houseplants are

So! I’ve had a bit of a week. It’s done and dusted now but frankly I don’t have a huge amount of energy for #SixOnSaturday this week! That situation’s not helped by the fact that I feel like I’ve exhausted the current possibilities of the garden; everything interesting has already featured in a Saturday post. I thought about going back to the beginning of January … Continue reading #SixOnSaturday: Home is where the houseplants are

#SixOnSaturday: Cuttings remarks

Although the garden is still doing some vaguely interesting things it would be tricky to do a ‘normal’ #SixOnSaturday that didn’t closely resemble those of the last couple of weeks. So I thought this week I’d show you a little of what’s been going on behind the scenes in the secret garden! I’m a bit fan of getting plants for free or very cheaply, and … Continue reading #SixOnSaturday: Cuttings remarks