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Autumn arrives in yellow

Autumn arrives in yellow

A misty start to a cool morning but at least we have had six millimetres of rain. The early morning mist adds to the autumn feeling. But the sun burns through and lights up the Maple-leaved Ash.  I don’t have many red leaves in the garden in the autumn. My best autumn colours are yellow, … Continue reading

Persimmon Sorbet

Persimmon Sorbet

The persimmon fruit starts its life as very discrete white flower about the beginning of June. By the middle of November some are starting to ripen and being burst open by birds, and in 2015 being feasted on by the glut of Asian hornets (Vespa velutina). This poses a problem as the Persimmon ripen slowly … Continue reading

Last persimmons of the season

Last persimmons of the season

The fruits of my labour in the garden are an incentive whether they are a vase of flowers or new potatoes from the potager.  They also maintain a connection with the changing seasons. Today I noticed I was down to my last eight persimmons.  These amazing fruits ripen as winter is coming on and in … Continue reading