This morning started off breezy, cool and sunny which is ideal plotting weather for me. At 9.00 am I was the only person on the site and no-one else appeared until well after 11.00 am. I cut much of the grass around the edges where it had grown a bit long. It was only a rough cut using a pair of hand shears. Any further trimming that’s needed I’ll do during the week in stages when I’m tidying and weeding an area.
As I worked I pondered on what I’d like to get done during the next month or so, and also what I’m hoping to grow, and where, next year. I stopped to enjoy a mug of water and a handful of grapes.
The first of the asters is just starting to flower. I was also surprised to see that some love-in-mist has grown and has buds.
I picked some French and runner beans, a sweet corn cob and blackberries to take home. I’ve been pleased, and relieved, that the squirrels haven’t touched the sweet corn and I’ve been enjoying one every day for at least the past two weeks.
Cooler mornings, darker evenings and leaves starting to change colour then drop are a sure sign that the seasons are changing. It also means that it won’t be too long before autumn plotting gives way to armchair gardening.
Have a good week!
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