Six on Saturday – The Long Goodbye

It has been a week of fare-thee-wells and packing; a few tears, plenty of reminising and a fair amount of box action. And we are not over quite yet, another week and a bit to go ’til M Day. I’m sure I will be lost for words when we are eventually settled into Nouveau ChezContinue reading “Six on Saturday – The Long Goodbye”

Six on Saturday – Happy Holidays

After a week or more away, I have come home to builders, scaffolding, inaccessible plants and a really vicious cold.  For this reason (and I will continue to blame everything on the builders including my poor health, who in reality are rather nice chaps, until further notice) my Six on Saturday will dwell on holidayContinue reading “Six on Saturday – Happy Holidays”

Frivolous

Today was spent dodging showers.  Sometimes successfully, sometimes not.  In the greenhouse I planted tulips and potted up cuttings.  Curiously, one of the Colquhounia coccinea cuttings had produced, as well as some fine roots, an attempt at a flower.  I should probably remove this orange-lined scarlet trumpet.  Its efforts should be concentrated on producing rootsContinue reading “Frivolous”