Preparing For Winter

With the fantastic Autumn weather here, I have been taking it easy with the garden clean up. Normally we would have already had our first frost, but they now reckoned it will arrive on 30th of October here in my valley. This weekend I drained the pool down to below the the filter, but still … Continue reading Preparing For Winter

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October Orchard Harvest

The leaves have turned and looked wonderful in the evening sun, so I went down to the garden to ready my vegetable beds for winter and have a look to see how the apples and quince were getting on.  As I approached the quince, I smelt the familiar perfume that only a quince emits.  A … Continue reading October Orchard Harvest