Six on Saturday – An Oath By a Tap and Autumn Favourites. 13🌸5🌸23

Another mild and lovely week here, with some decidedly cool mornings that necessitated a heater, socks, and jumpers to be used, almost frosty! But fantabulous gardening weather! I have been still busy transplanting my little rooted plants, plus making a border around the back garden of pot marigolds. I enjoy the watering in the new…

Six on Saturday – Second Spring 22🌸4🌸23

We have had a gently warm week and quite excellent gardening weather, you can comfortably garden in all day. I have a couple of gardening sessions in the morning and the evenings. I have been busily beavering away in the garden, planting cutting grown perennials and shrubs like lavender and rock roses. Then taking more…

Six on Saturday – Sensational Salvias 8🌸4🌸23

Happy Easter Everyone!🌸 I have lots of varieties of salvias in my garden.I am a bit of a salvia collector. They seem to do well in our climate and live for many years. They can easily be divided as the perennial clumps steadily increase every year. They flower nicely in spring but in autumn here…

Six on Saturday – Autumn Glory 25-3-23

It has been a gently warm week with some rather cool nights that necessitated a cardigan to be worn! We are still harvesting lots of cucumbers, tomatoes and herbs. The apple harvest has started with some cute little Johnathan apples being harvested from our tree, the tree is double graft and also is covered in…

Reliable Autumn Bloomers – Six on Saturday

As autumn moves steadily on the rains still have not set in, so I am watering daily the plants that require it. It is nice to spend time out in the mornings now as they are starting to cool and I can spend all day out on the garden in the now milder weather. I…

Sunset on my Favourite Salvia

  Here is the sun setting behind my very favourite salvia, Saliva californica. I have many salvias in my garden but this variety, with its tough drought tolerant ways and masses of sky blue flowers on a very statuesque frame is such a delight. I enjoy its early spring show every year and look forward…