It’s the last Saturday in October. We change our clocks tonight too, so we will get a little longer daylight in the mornings for just a short time. Plus, I shall have an extra hour in bed tomorrow morning!🛏
What is flowering inside and out in my house and garden this week?
I was disappointed with the Busy Lizzies this year, they didn’t enjoy the heat, some bolted, some died; it wasn’t their best show. So I took some cuttings a few weeks ago which I hope to keep going as stock for next summer’s pots. These have taken off and are showing me what they could have been like in a moderate English summer.
Here is an update on my Poinsettias which I showed you a few weeks ago as they began their 12/12 dark and light training to turn the leaves red. This is the progress after about 6 weeks.
Third photo is of my spiky leaved Mahonia which is now coming into flower.
Next photo shows my Christmas Flowering Cactus which looks ready to flower even though we have about 7 weeks until the festive weekend.
The fifth photo is from the Japanese Anemone which I recently bought. It is just going over, but hopefully by next year it will have settled in.
Final photo is of a yellow Shasta Daisy, also a recent purchase.
I’m hoping to get to the Longstock water gardens for a belated visit this afternoon. If I’m lucky I might get a few useful photos for next week’s post.
Thank you for joining me for this #SixOnSaturday post. I hope that you enjoyed it. Jim is now our host for this gardening meme and you can find his blog here where you will be able to catch up with links from all the other folks who take part.