Category Archives: Six on Saturday

Six on Saturday: January 5

  It’s the bleak mid-winter, although surprisingly the grass is still green and temperatures reached 50 degrees F yesterday!  Not frigid, but still pretty bleak in terms of plant material.  However, there are still things to see in the gardens.  … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Dec 29

The seed catalogs are arriving almost daily now, and the luscious photographs and descriptions are irresistible.  Temptation lurks on every page.  I indulge my fantasies for weeks by making a “wish list” that ignores the amount of space available.  At … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Dec 15

There’s not much happening outdoors this time of year, so I’ve selected a “thinking back” topic for this Saturday.  Although there were several new crops as well as old favorites in the 2018 potager, here are the top six vegetables … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday-Oct. 27

It’s the FINAL Saturday in October!  What a blink this month was, with a transition from the heat of summer at the first of the month to definite autumnal cool temperatures with frost from mid-month to these final days.  Here’s … Continue reading

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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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