Here we are again with Six on Saturday. Both Thursday and Friday were lovely, sunny days, and I was finally able to get outside and do some trimming, tidying and checking up on things.(Thursday was Anzac Day, and so a public holiday, and I also took Friday off work for a second four day weekend). Thanks once again to The Propagator for allowing us to share what is going on in our gardens.
First up…bulbs. Another bowl is showing signs of life already. I think I will wait until next week before I plant the rest. We’ll see how this lot fair over the coming weeks.
Second up, as I said above, I was out trimming, dead heading and tidying up. Gloves and my new secateurs were much in evidence.
I picked off the last of the basil and oregano flowers and made some more flavoured vinegar. The last batch of basil vinegar was excellent.
Now, strictly speaking, the roots of this camellia are in our neighbours garden, but the tree forms part of the ‘boundary’ between our houses, so we get to enjoy it as well. I spotted the first flower and these buds already.
Yes it really is autumn. It really is time to get out the rake and broom and sweep up a bit, so we don’t end up with a big pile of soggy leaves in one corner of the steps that go up beside the house.
And so to number 6…it is not cold, but really windy out there today, Saturday, so more of an afternoon of drinking tea and watching Monty Don’s Italian Gardens than pottering about outside.
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