It’s Saturday, it’s May, the sun has come out and it’s time for Six on Saturday. I haven’t had a moment this week to be outside, and won’t next week as travelling again, but there is no excuse to get out on this sunny Saturday and do some tidying up. Thanks once again to The Propagator for allowing us to share what is going on in our gardens.
First up, it is, of course, autumn. There are a fair number of leaves to sweep up and twigs to pick up.
The camellias beside the house are really beginning to bloom. Such lovely pink flowers to brighten up the day. Both our camellias have buds, but always flower later than our neighbours’ bushes. It is lovely to have these on the edge of our garden.
Yes, the next bowl of bulbs is showing spots of green. I am definitely delaying planting the next batch for a couple of weeks.
Round the back of the house, the magnolia is telling us it is autumn. I can hardly wait for the flowers again which usually appear around August.
Moving indoors, the two cyclamen plants are looking lovely. We have had a few sunny days, which has meant a bright and warm spot for the plants upstairs.
I am totally obsessed with keeping my basil plants going. This is one of them, enjoying the afternoon sun. None of them is looking particularly perky, but they are still providing some leaves to add to tomatoes, feta and other good things.
So that’s it from me. Looking forward to seeing the spring gardens in the northern hemisphere!
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