Six On Saturday 31-08-19

Another week has gone by without spending quite as much time as I would like in the garden. A mixture of erratic weather and having a lot of other things to do has meant that gardening jobs are being pushed back or simply added to the growing list of ‘things to be done’ in autumn….

Six On Saturday 24-08-19

August drifts on gently and we may yet have a few more warm days to come. As a result of the large amount of rain this month the garden is looking far lusher than it might normally do at this time of year. The hoses are still largely unused, the grass remains green (where the…

Six On Saturday 17-08-19

As I knew deep down that it would, the garden has revived a little after last weeks deluge. A good bit of clearing, weeding, and deadheading might mean that it may just about keep afloat for a little longer yet. We are a couple of months on from the longest day and there is a…

Six On Saturday 10-08-19

Oh my word it has been wet. There has been more rain this week than in the whole summer prior to August. In old films when they were pretending to be on the high seas, they would have the film crew throw buckets of water from off screen on to the unfortunate cast. This is…

Six On Saturday 03-08-19

Only having four seasons in a year doesn’t seem to be quite enough somehow. There are all the in-between stages when it doesn’t quite feel like one thing or another. It is August and we are seven months into the year. Meteorological summer doesn’t end until September and yet there are hints that something else…