Six on Saturday 2020 28-03

We’ve had a couple of days of rain and cold winds this week, but in between showers I’ve managed to get into the garden and finally finish pruning, feeding & mulching the roses. Some seeds were sown, and new plants potted up.¬†While I was doing that my husband was working his way around the borders, weeding and generally tidying up. Although there’s no tall growth in the borders yet, the garden is looking heaps smarter than it did last week.

Prunus ‘Mikinori’

This small tree has grown faster and taller than I expected, but it won’t outgrow the space that it’s in. I think it’s probably just over 7′ tall at Continue reading “Six on Saturday 2020 28-03”

Six on Saturday 2020 21-03

This has been a difficult and emotional week for most of us. Covid-19 has occupied our thoughts, and there’s been no escaping from it. My husband and I are social distancing because of our age. Having to physically distance ourselves from our family is tough and I can tell you that many tears have been shed this week.

My place of solace has been the garden and fortunately, we’ve had Continue reading “Six on Saturday 2020 21-03”