Rāhui Day 45

My Salvia ‘Mystic Spires’ are budding up nicely (S. longispicata x S. farinacea; said to be dwarfer than ‘Indigo Spires’, but it always seems nice and tall to me). I’ve treasured them for 3 years now and they over-winter in the greenhouse. Since the Rose Walk doesn’t look so flower-filled from July, I’ve dotted these … Continue reading Rāhui Day 45

Six on Saturday

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

Six on Saturday

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