I’ve been waiting for two packs of tomato seeds ordered online. Scheduled date of arrival was between 28 November and 5 December. Continue reading “Seeds, Glorious Seeds!”
A new cyclamen – I’m hoping to keep it alive by leaving in my very cool conservatory. Continue reading “Six on Saturday: 15 December 2018”
Today (Saturday 8th December 2018) is the twenty-third anniversary of my mum’s death. Tomorrow (9th December) would have been her 90th birthday.
Instead of buying cut flowers wrapped in plastic to take to the Crematorium Gardens, I make my own wreath out of whatever greenery is available in the garden. Continue reading “A Commemoration Wreath”
The first weekend of the month saw mild weather. Sunday was very warm with a few light showers.
The first job was to unwind the fairy lights from the garden arch and pack them away until next year. The second job was to tidy up the cupboard in my shed.
While The Propagator and other gardening companions still have photographs of their gardens to share for Six on Saturday, I have nothing this week. A combination of wet weather and heavy colds has kept us mostly indoors, apart from a mad dash to pull up one of my remaining leeks yesterday afternoon.
So as Christmas madness and mayhem goes into overdrive now we’re in December, I thought I would combine SoS with a look at inexpensive presents for gardeners.
What gardening item(s) would you like for Christmas?
Some more images from my recent tidy-up. A sudden cold snap means more have fallen since.
I don’t have a single tree in my garden. All these leaves are courtesy of my neighbour. Continue reading “Six on Saturday: 24 November 2018”