Well, I’m posting on Tuesday but the photographs were all taken yesterday morning. Continue reading
The promised frost arrived during the night. I awoke to a sparkling, frosty garden. Continue reading
The weather has changed; there is now only a few hours in the afternoon when it is warm and pleasant; in the mornings there is a nip in the air. The light has changed. There is even a little autumn colour in the garden caused by the warmish days and cold nights. Continue reading
The overall view hasn’t changed much but I have begun moving plants out of the bed and finding them new homes (that takes more time than planting new plants.
As there isn’t very much to show in the weekly view I thought I’d share with you some of the other views I’m enjoying this week and show you some of the dishes I’m making with the produce from the garden.
I’m not sure if Cathy at Words and Herbs is posting her view this week but it would be worth checking as she has some great autumn colour from her Acer.
Cathy at Words and Herbs asks us to join her by posting one view each week so we can assess progress through the year. Since she started the meme I’ve been posting a view of the Large Island looking towards the drive; however as that includes many evergreens the view doesn’t change as much as some other parts of the garden, so I’ve decided that as I will be working on improving the Left side border this winter it would be a better choice to share with you each week. Continue reading
Just when I was beginning to think that autumn was arriving and that the temperatures were dropping Italy has again been in the clutches of a hot cyclone from Africa bringing hot winds that feel as if a hairdryer is being into your face when you step out of the door.
The temperatures have hovered around 35°C since last Friday and aren’t set to drop until Thursday or Friday when thunderstorms are predicted. Continue reading