Archive of posts from September 2009

Foxy visitor

One of the advantages of our new back door is that we get a good view of our garden at all hours of the day. Last night we spotted a young fox on our patio only a couple of inches from the door. The fox looked quite young and didn’t appear worried by us as we watched. I even managed to get a picture when it moved further away: A young fox on the steps... Read on

Nuts and plums

Our vegetables didn’t do that well this year but it’s been a great year for fruit and nuts. We had a huge quantity of plums; so many in fact that I had to thin them out to try and stop the weight breaking the branches of the tree: Plums growing on our Victoria plum tree The hazel tree has also produced a good crop of nuts: Hazel nuts still inside the husks Hazel nuts after... Read on