Category Archives: Six on Saturday

Six on Saturday: Late Summer Stalwarts

Please visit Jon the Propagator’s blog for more sixes Advertisements

Posted in cutting beds, dahlias, Gardening, Gardens, Six on Saturday | 5 Comments

Six on Saturday: Combo

Today’s six are all combinations that bring me pleasure. Do visit our host, Jon and his Propagator’s blog to see a wide range of other sixes from around the globe. I have shown the above combination many times, and as … Continue reading

Posted in container & basket plants, cutting beds, foliage, Gardening, Gardens, herbaceous perennials, shrubs, Six on Saturday | 20 Comments

Six on Saturday: Rather Chihuly at Kew

Posted in Art, Gardens, Six on Saturday, Visiting gardens & days out | Tagged , , , | 22 Comments

Six on Saturday: And Now For Something Completely Different…

…FOLIAGE, and some welcome rain and a 15-20°C drop in temperature! For a number of years Christina of My Hesperides Garden hosted a monthly meme celebrating foliage, and it was this that made me begin to look at foliage in … Continue reading

Posted in foliage, Gardening, Gardens, shrubs, Six on Saturday | 16 Comments

Six on Saturday: Never Too Many Clematis

I make no apology for choosing clematis again for my Six on Saturday as I am sure most gardeners will agree that one can never have too many of them. Out of interest, and to help me remember the names … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Gardens, Six on Saturday | Tagged | 25 Comments

Six (or Seven) Clinging Clambering Clematis on Saturday

I have added a number of Clematis viticella to the garden and recent years; most take a couple of years or so to really begin to establish but then – my goodness! – they make up for their slow start … Continue reading

Posted in climbers, Gardening, Gardens, Six on Saturday | Tagged , | 25 Comments

Six Seedy Successes on Saturday

There are a number of stalwarts that I grow from seed each year, learning from experience what grows and performs well, most years trying a few new things, some of which will become stalwarts in due course too. Recent additions … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Gardens, seed sowing, Six on Saturday | 32 Comments