Six on Saturday: 5th October 2019

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After pruning the fuchsia in the sunny side border to allow a clump of Autumn Joy to finally see daylight, I put all the cuttings into a bucket of water and placed them on the surface of Raised Bed B. They add a touch of colour, and bees and wasps don’t seem to care if they’re on the shrub or in a bucket.

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I left two chard plants in Raised Bed A after most of them failed to produce more that a few leaves. This one seems re-invigourated with falling temperatures and plenty of rain, though it is about to be over-grown by the butternut squash plants sharing the space.

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Both the white and ping Japanese anemones are doing well. Both have plenty of buds.

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These are the left-over plants from my friend’s emergency birthday present nearly two weeks ago.  They were sheltering from the worst of the rain in my wood-store, but have since gone into pots.

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There are my Six for today. There are plenty more to be seen on The Propagator’s blog. Grab a mug of coffee and a sneaky biscuit or three and have a look. If nothing else, it will give you plant envy!

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