Six on Saturday – 9/12/2017

Maisie decided I needed some help. Not with the gardening, help to make the blog more appealing in difficult times. What is it with cats and grasses. One. Rhododendron 'Merganser'. This is the only Rhododendron we have left now, other than a couple of deciduous Azaleas and, come to think of it, a couple of…

Six on Saturday – 18/11/2017

Once more I can avoid having to think too hard about items to include as there are odd little planty things going on that I can report on. We had just a suggestion of ground frost yesterday but I haven't seen any damage, even Fuchsia boliviana is unscathed. This morning's sunrise was lovely, it's cold but only just…

Six on Saturday – 28-10-2017

Six more horticultural Saturday happenings. It's been a benign week weather-wise, the garden looks much as it did a week ago; not good but could be worse. Here's what I found for this week. One. Hydrangea macrophylla You & Me Together ='Youmefive'. Confusingly there is a You & Me series and a Forever & Ever series, both…