Six on Saturday 2020 21-11

In my little corner of the country, the garden has exhausted itself, and it’s looking sad and very dull, much like the weather. So this week I’m taking a look back to summer. Not only was it a Covid-19 summer, but it was also a dripping wet summer, at least, where I am. So this week my six is about rain. And before you switch off, this was welcome rain; it was light rain that fell gently one night in June and refreshed the garden after an unusually dry, sunny and warm spring.

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Six on Saturday 2020 04-07

It’s been another week of mixed weather, but by Tuesday morning after several days of heavy rain, I couldn’t bear looking out of the window at my sad, bedraggled roses any longer and I grabbed my jacket, wellies and waterproof hat and went out to deadhead and tidy everything up.

It dried up after lunch, and so did I, and by evening the plants had lifted their heads (or what was left of them) and began to straighten up. I’m always pleasantly Continue reading “Six on Saturday 2020 04-07”