Eight Hydrangeas, plus one.

I have eight hydrangeas in the garden, a modest enough number but given their relatively large size  in my small garden, enough. I rate them highly as ornamental plants, producing a fine display of bloom for a couple of months in June and July. Not one is a typical mop headed Hydrangea macrophylla, not because…

Six on Saturday – 25/7/2020

I seem to be accumulating drafts of blogs that never make it to being published. Nothing like a deadline to concentrate the mind. The weather is very much in blog finishing mode, endless drizzle. It always amazes me how much drizzle it takes to fill my water tanks; everything seems to be soaking wet but…

Six on Saturday – 4/7/2020

Last week, Nate gave over her six to the arrival in her garden of a peacock. Would that I could follow her lead. Our week here has been dominated/overshadowed (take your pick) by a pair of gulls deciding to nest behind our chimney. We should have been more vigilant, but you simply can't see the…