Mid-October Observations

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Rain every day, 98.8 mm so far this month, but with day-time temperatures well into double figures and very little wind it has been pleasant working outside.

The young apple trees we planted two years ago are bearing fruit…

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and the cookers from one of the established trees are being put to good use

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The damsons have moved from this..

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…through this

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…to this

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The last of the tomatoes have been picked

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So far this Autumn we have not had to take into care any juvenile hedgehogs.  However, we are being prepared as the hostelry roof was leaking.

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It is getting a bit muddy in the rabbitry …

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…so work is starting on some winter quarters

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Our neighbours are on the lookout for the tup

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and colour is spreading across the Buddhist Tree

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Other signs of Autumn:

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The ducks have all settled down happily together

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and we too are looking forward to having a bath

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