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Six on Saturday – 23 Jan, 2021

Sunset on a very clear day

My first Six on Saturday post! Featuring philodendrons, Billy Balls, Daffodils, and the inevitable LA smog.

Joshua Tree: After Hours

A familiar scene at Joshua Tree National Park

I recently headed over to Joshua Tree, hoping to catch some stars or some snow. Neither of my hopes came true. The sky stayed overcast the whole evening, and the ground dry. And it was perfect and still and I loved every minute.

The Lonely Ginkgo

The Ginkgo is currently most threatened not by disease or the environment, but by logging. Our homes are our own environments. We get a say at what survives, and can even help plants thrive that otherwise might be disappearing.

Flushing the Pot

Watering a dry olive planter

I’ve had a bad habit of watering my plants every 2 to 3 days – when the top layer of dirt was just starting to dry out. I just never followed proper watering techniques – letting some plants dry out a bit more, flushing the soil, and the like.

Planting the Sun

The whole seed kit

I’ve got plenty of seeds, plenty of random plastic cups to start the seeds, and potentially some balcony space with regular sunlight. There’s only one way to find out if these things will ever actually grow in SoCal.

Better Barefoot

Im Bianca! Come hiking with me!

My Secret Garden

Everything I know about gardening I've learnt from a combination of my mum, Carol Klein and Monty Don. My garden is a tiny 2x3m yard requiring a lot of TLC...

Green Girl Gardener

musings and ramblings on the life and gardening exploits of a suburban 40 something!

Well-Grown Home

Making your home vivacious.

Pusang Gala

Travels And In-Betweens

Learning Your Roots

Gardening l Sustainability l Plant-Based

Daring, Dangerous, and Defining

an amateur adventurer, with almost no expertise, boldly taking trips

The Propagator

My plant obsession

The Frustrated Gardener

The life and loves of a time-poor plantsman

Susan Rushton

Celebrating gardens, photography and a creative life