Six on Saturday – 13/7/2019

It's a few weeks since we last had significant rain so the garden is caught between full summer flowery blowsiness and dusty tiredness. Watering accounts for the lion's share of gardening activity, though I need to pick blackcurrants and that will eat up a few hours. One. Habranthus brachyandrus. I bought a little pot of…

Six on Saturday – 15/6/2019

I planted out a group of six Tagetes 'Cinnabar'; the slugs have left only the ragged stems of three and haven't touched the others. Which about sums up the garden at the moment, some things are loving an abundance of moisture and cooler temperatures, others are hating it. I'm not one for dwelling on the…