I ask as it was sunny and warm this morning when I spent a couple of hours pottering. The ground is soggy so all I could do was some tidying up round the edges.
There’s been rain and wind this week but thankfully no night frosts so the dahlia Caribbean Sunset keeps on flowering
The nasturtiums will finish when there is a frost but meantime they’re all still flourishing
And among all the pot marigolds I spotted this pretty all yellow one
I really can’t believe just how many grapes I’ve picked, eaten and even given away. There’s still more to come
I spotted a brown, furry caterpillar on the new teasel leaves and a couple of ladybirds elsewhere. There was a white butterfly fluttering about and several, squawking parakeets flew round before settling on the willow tree. Unfortunately they flew off before I could walk over and try to photograph them.
I’ve just looked at the Met. Office forecast for the next few days. It shows fog early tomorrow morning and plenty of rain over the weekend, but still relatively mild. I guess that it is autumn after all.
Have a good weekend!
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