Six on Saturday | Reasons to be Cheerful

Torrential rain, thunder and lightning and gales kept me out of the garden at the beginning of the week, but on Thursday the sun shone again and the sky was blue though the temperature had dropped 6 degrees from a mild 17.5°C to a mere 11°C. Only one more week of BST to enjoy before…

Six on Saturday | Autumn Colours

October is a month that is probably one of the busiest in the garden. Possibly the last chance to get into the garden and work before the weather turns. Summer bedding to clear; perennials to cut back unless they have pretty seed-heads which doesn’t happen in Cornwall, they just turn to mush; changes to be…

Six on Saturday | Sunshine and Showers

It has been another strange week, beginning on Monday which was my birthday. The weather was rather gloomy and cloudy, but we headed off to a beach café anyway for lunch during which the cloud cleared, the sun came out and bright blue skies appeared! The rest of the week was pretty much the same,…

last photo

Brian (aka Bushboy) is running a monthly challenge where he asks you to post the last photo on your SD card. The rules are simple: 1. Post the last photo on your SD card or last photo on your phone for September. 2. No editing – who cares if it is out of focus, not framed…

Six on Saturday | autumn has arrived

Well autumn has certainly arrived this week after some pretty good September weather the wind and rain have returned. Just as I was about to commence bulb planting! Fortunately it was dry and sunny on Wednesday so I managed to get some done then. More bulbs arrived yesterday (that I had forgotten ordering) so hope…

On the Beach

“In every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth.” Rachel Carons

Six on Saturday | life in the garden

Out in the garden at the beginning of the week in the sunshine I was happy to see more honey bees, bumblebees, and other pollinators enjoying the nectar on several plants which are still in flower. Apart from #1 all the images this week were all taken with my macro lens. It’s not often that…