Six on Saturday – 23/9/2017

The "could be anything" list on our host's participants guide to Six on Saturday is six items long. Perfect, thinks me, I'll do one of each. But I don't make plans, I rarely complete projects and I have no features. My favourite tool is up the allotment. I'll start with a success and end with…

Six on Saturday – 16/9/2017

While there is undoubtedly more going backwards than going forwards, there is still plenty of colour to be found. Harder to find is gaps between the showers to get out and take pictures. Low light levels and wind don't help either. At least I don't have to work out in it any more, for which…

Six on Saturday – 9/9/2017

Ah, the uncertain days of autumn. Things that look good on Thursday are trashed by Saturday; things that look like they will open in time don't. The weather forecast is for rain all day and it's been dry for hours. Right, what we've got is: One. Geranium procurrens. This appeared from nowhere about two years…

Six on Saturday – 2/9/2017

The elephant in the room regarding this six is the magnolia I have spent half the week removing and disposing of. It's gone, move on. One. Cyrtanthus elatus. Scarborough Lily. I included the variety 'Pink Diamond' two weeks ago, now the red flowering original form is starting to open. They're not frost hardy, but in…

Six on Saturday – 19/8/2017

Another week has flown by and it's time for another six. I found myself in the luxurious position of having too many things to include. Hope you like the six that made the cut. One. Cyrtanthus elatus 'Pink Diamond'. Scarborough Lily. A very accomodating bulb that grows well in our north facing conservatory, though I…