It’s been a while since I participated … Happy New Year to all the other ‘Sixers’ (may I call you that?)! Go on and read everyone else’s Six by following the links at The Propagator’s site. Fairly cold at night here, but not below about -4 degrees centigrade. A fine, sunny week, with heavy frost … Continue reading Six on Saturday
I had to get permission to use these vases. They are new to my collection, and only one (the large) actually holds water. Their origins are top secret – created by the Bon Viveur at work, from the debris produced while making bodywork for Formula 1 cars. They are made of carbon fibre. But he … Continue reading IAVOM Pick a pot of peppers
This is the first time I’ve joined in with The Propator’s Six-on-Saturday meme. It seems a really nifty format to record what’s been going on during the week. I think I can stick to the rules – but need to reduce verbiage! My six this week are mostly NOT pretty. Four are simply ‘problems’ and … Continue reading Six on Saturday
In my opinion, the late, great Alan Bloom has a lot to answer for. While I think he was an unbeatable plantsman (some of his introductions number in my top five garden perennials), he seems to have given gardeners permission to throw away discipline. Sometimes I think that if I see another curvy 1970s ‘island … Continue reading Let’s get some discipline!