Autumn

Lammas – 3pm August First harvest Virgo new moon September  September, or Hāligmonath, meaning “holy month,” when celebrations and religious festivals would be held to celebrate a successful summer’s crop. Holy, wood, harvest or barley month. Celtic- Singing moon Medieval- Barley moon Native American- Corn moon Harvest moon Fruit moon Cherokee – Nut moon Hydrangea blooming Read more about Autumn[…]

A shiny chestnut conker

A Shiny chestnut conker, smooth to the touch. And a harvest of eight plump pears from our treeSeven thirty and the light is starting to diminish.lamps are needed to read by.The time of fires is fast approaching.Next week is forecast to be a late blast of heat,Summer going out in a blazebefore the equinox marks Read more about A shiny chestnut conker[…]

Nature’s feast of Early Autumn Fruits

 Jeremy Torrance web producer | 12:06 UK time, Wednesday, 8 September 2010 The word harvest comes from the Anglo-Saxon word haerfest meaning autumn and early autumn really is a time of wild fruits aplenty. So what’s in season now and who’s eating? Blackberries Blackberry jam, blackberry fool, blackberry cordial… blackberry picking is one of the nation’s favourite autumn past-times and this late summer/early Read more about Nature’s feast of Early Autumn Fruits[…]

Home

Furry mint flowers mint me at the doorThe Hydrangea and sunflowers are finishing. But there’s a bud on the new anemone. Deepest pink penstemon trumpets flank the steps. There’s a downpour of rain. Which leaves water gurgling long after in the drain and raindrops lined up across the top of each pane of glassthrough which Read more about Home[…]