Six on Saturday 16th October

Why hello there, welcome to this week’s Six on Saturday! I haven’t really done much at all in the garden this week; the days are letting in darkness like a boat with a hole in the hull: this doesn’t leave much leeway for post-work toil. We’re slowly wending our merry way into the tapestry of …

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Six on Saturday 9th October

Good morning and welcome to another Six on Saturday. As usual, I am joining with The Propagator and chums in showing Six things from the garden on a Saturday. It’s all a bit last minute this week, so without further ado: 1. Hylotelephium (or Sedum) I featured this delight back in September, along with a …

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Dactylicapnos torulosa

Dactylicapnos torulosa is a fascinating annual climber. It is often slow to start in the Birmingham climate I am growing it in, but it soon cracks on once the weather warms up. Once it gets going, it provides plentiful, pendant, yellow flowers. A novel feature, which extends it’s season of interest, are the twisted red …

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Six on Saturday 2nd October

Welcome to another Six on Saturday! As usual, I am joining with The Propagator and chums in posting six photos of six things, on a Saturday. The petrol stations have been dry, but the gardens have been wet this week. Although it’s been a little soggy, the garden really needed the rain. Hopefully it will …

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Six on Saturday 25th September

It’s Six on Saturday time again, led as ever by the inimitable Propagator. This week is a bit of a last minute one; time marches ever onwards and doesn’t wait around for us to catch up! Here’s my Six: 1. Ipomoea purpurea Here’s a little chance seedling that has cropped up again the whitewashed wall …

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