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Six on Saturday – 12 November 2022

Another Saturday, and little progress here. The weather remains surprisingly warm, but almost constant rain has kept me out of the garden. Finally managed to start tidying up today, but many tasks remain before everything is bedded down for winter. Anyway, my six: 1. Potatoes Today I finally emptied out my remaining potato sacks. At… Continue reading Six on Saturday – 12 November 2022

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Six on Saturday – 8 October 2022

My goodness the last month has been busy. Has anyone else found 2022 to be the year of weddings? With all the postponements due to covid, my friends and family are only now catching up. A lot of fun, but not a lot of time for gardening! Near constant rain has battered the garden this… Continue reading Six on Saturday – 8 October 2022

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Six on Saturday – 13 August 2022

Today started with rain, but after a cooling period, has turned into another scorcher. These cloudless sunny days have been lovely, but the hotter temperatures are a bit of a struggle. Instead of attempting to work through it, I completed my garden tasks this morning and am now basking in the shade while enjoying this… Continue reading Six on Saturday – 13 August 2022

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Six on Saturday – 7 May 2022

Today I have been out planting strawberries, sowing leeks direct, potting on various plants (tomatoes, sweet peas, sunflowers) and putting others into cold frames to start hardening them off. Despite keeping an eye on the polytunnel daily, a hurried feeling is bubbling away in my chest. Once again have I left potting on too late?… Continue reading Six on Saturday – 7 May 2022

Flowers, Garden Planting - Veg, Polytunnel, Seeds and Sowing

Sowings – March/April

We’re fast approaching the predicted last week of frost here in Scotland - the second week of May. Trying to juggle sowing seeds, keeping an eye on existing seedlings and preparing to harden off plants for positioning outside is a pleasant challenge. I am running out of space in the polytunnel! In March I sowed:… Continue reading Sowings – March/April