Six on Saturday: 7 October

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As usual, thanks, praise and a little bit of grovelling go to our Head Wally, The Propagator, for coming up with the original idea for this meme and hosting it ever since, dashing back to the UK for a... Read More

Six on Saturday: 19 August

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Will I make it on Saturday, I wonder?  Damned broadband connection seems incapable of staying up for more than a few minutes. Yesterday, BT couldn’t find any fault. Today, they can see somethin... Read More

Six on Saturday: 22 July

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Saturday’s come round again with its usual vigour. It only seems like a week ago that I was sending my last update to the interwebs.  The number of bloggers joining in is growing. You’ll ... Read More

The Boring Bit

At this time of the year, most of the blogs I follow are full of stories about planting out the chitted potatoes, protecting chillies from late frosts, netting over the emerging brassicas. All the exc... Read More

Rewinding (Part 1)

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I failed last year! I mean failed! All my good intentions turned into failures. Well not all; only my blog and web site ones. I’d started fairly well and had even devised a little chain of posts... Read More

Resilience

Someone I know doesn’t particularly like camellias. This may be because of their tendency to drop blooms all the time or, if you want to avoid the dropped blooms, their need for constant deadhea... Read More

Renewal

On two sides of the garden, the other side of the fence is a morass of overgrowth. Brambles, hawthorn, Himalayan balsam, sycamore seedlings and all the wild things that colonise any patch of ground th... Read More