Six on Saturday – 9/3/2019

This week has been a bit cooler and I might have expected the precocious spring to be put on hold. Not a bit of it, buds are swelling, in some cases breaking and there's a sense that we're into the growing season proper, leaving behind the usual early performers. One. Scilla luciliae. These are spreading…

Six on Saturday – 23/2/2019

The weather is behaving like April and my head is still in January. I hadn't cranked up my slug vigilance, which cost me a pot of lettuce seedlings this week, and I'm struggling to┬áremember to keep checking what needs watering. Yesterday evening saw the first torchlight slug patrol of the year; the other side sustained…