Category Archives: Six on Saturday

Six on Saturday-Oct. 6

  It’s definitely autumn, although the temperatures are still mild…85 degrees today, but only 57 yesterday.  The black walnuts and cottonwood leaves are falling, foliage is turning to fall’s palette, and colors are intensifying.  For the first Saturday of October’s … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday-9/15/18

  There’s a misty fog over the potager this morning, reminiscent of visits to the Smokey Mountains.  The grass is so heavy with dew that my pant legs are soaked before arriving at the gate.  Today is mid-point for September.  … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday-Sept 1!

As much as I’d like to deny it, September is here.  The leaves are already piling up along the sidewalk from the big cottonwoods along the driveway.  It’s time to evaluate the performance of the annuals.  In my gardens, they … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday-Aug 18

Let’s call this one “The Effects of Rain!”   1) The lawn mower broke earlier and needs parts, so of course it began to rain, and rain, and rain…5″ in a day and a night when we’d already had rain … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Aug 11

  It’s early August in north central Indiana, but it feels more like October!  There was a heavy mist enclosing all of nature, and a dew so heavy that it required rubber boots and a sweater.  Not a leaf was … Continue reading

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August pleasures

  Admission time….this began as a “Six on Saturday” post, and now it’s Tuesday!  Blame it on my photo card reader dying with no time to go to town for a replacement, or on the elderberries being ready to pick, … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday-7/14

It’s been another very hot, humid week here in central Indiana, with barely a sprinkle of rain.  In the potager, the harvest continues unabated due to regular watering.  Along with all the crops shown in prior posts, some new ingredients … Continue reading

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