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Autumn reflections

Not a lot of interest over at the pond now. The water is cooling and the water lilies have finally finished blooming. And yet, on a calm day, it provides a looking glass for the world above. This has been … Continue reading

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October morning

8.30 am, a two-jumper Saturday morning, not a breath of wind. The weekly sojourn to the Big Field where the buzzards wheel on invisible thermals. The sun’s rays beam horizontally through the trees, creating shafts of light through the lifting mist, illuminating … Continue reading

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Black magic

Definitely a sign of autumn when  the Good Lady without warning but with much gusto launches herself on the compost heap. Twelve months have passed since last autumn’s fallen leaves were cast into an open-slatted box and in that time, … Continue reading

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Don’t leave the leaves!

Just finished the last mowing of the policies for the season, although the final mow is more about picking up the fallen leaves from the cherries, acers, rowans and limes. The grass in the walled garden continues to grow, although … Continue reading

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Fires in the Fall

While some trees have shed most of their leaves, some are absolutely at their best now, aided by some very cold nights and not too much wind. I was out with the dogs earlier this morning and noticed that our … Continue reading

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Autumn colours

Autumn has arrived here in the garden. Some of the trees just drop their leaves without any fanfare, others really go to town. The ash, for example, has turned a marvellous butter yellow, standing out in the gloom of a … Continue reading

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