It’s too soon to turn your back on your garden.
Plants may be fading and you may be itching to pull out old annuals and cut back the perennials and start the big tidy up, but let’s take a moment to appreciate the here and now.
I’d like to savour the early days of Autumn when the greens turn to orange, the apples, pears and berries ripen and glow and the seed heads rattle in the breeze
The spiders are busy spinning their webs which glisten in the early morning dew like pearl necklaces.
The late summer flowers of Dahlias and Alstroemerias crash and burn with the failing support of the other plants around them and the ornamental grasses, chinese lanterns and Red Hot Pokers are just coming into their own.
There’s still so much to enjoy. Cut and bring into the home a few simple daily reminders of the world outside.