I’ve gone for edibles for my #SixOnSaturday this week. I wasn’t actually planning to grow veg this year – in such a small garden I’d decided I didn’t want to sacrifice space I’d rather use for flowers – but when COVID-19 hit I did what loads of other people did and raided my seed stash! So I’ve ended up with (clockwise from main image)… 1. … Continue reading #SixOnSaturday: (Nearly) good enough to eat
I’ll be honest, I’m pretty underwhelmed by today’s #SixOnSaturday. My garden continues – inevitably – to be in a transition phase so I feel like this week’s offering is a bit of a barrel-scrape. So, for what it’s worth (clockwise from main pic)… 1. Strawberries, either Honeoye or Cambridge Favourite; I planted a few of both a few summers ago and they’ve inevitably got mixed … Continue reading #SixOnSaturday: Tiredness and transition
This could be a one-off or the start of a weekly post; only time will tell! Having reflected last week on the fact that this blog functions primarily as an aide memoir for me, I thought it made sense to start a bit of a gallery of photos as way of keeping track of how the garden is progressing. So here goes: my garden week … Continue reading #ProgressPics
I quite like to have a theme for my #SixOnSaturday contributions and this week’s became pretty blindingly obvious when I thought about what I’d been doing in the garden this week. This week in the Secret Garden we’re all about division. As it were. The gardening type, not the political / social / religious type. Thank goodness. So here we are (clockwise from main picture)… … Continue reading #SixOnSaturday: More is more
in which I desperately scrabble around in the garden to find some actual flowers… Continue reading #SixOnSaturday: Flower Power?
This time last year my garden was pretty depressing. I’d been in my (rented) house for the best part of eighteen months but the outside space – a 2m x 3m yard plus 3m long passage down the side of the house – was looking pretty unkempt. I knew the key job was to take up and replace the no longer fit for purpose membrane … Continue reading What a difference a year makes