When I can, I like to take a wander around the garden at the end of the day. It’s a chance to let the little changes take focus, when I can allow my eye to wander and let chores and concerns drift to the background.
I also like to visit the furry family before bedtime and dole out the pats and chats. Jupiter (below) is such a curious and chatty girl.
Even though Autumn has well and truly arrived—it was down to 6 degrees this morning: so crisp and perfect—there’s still a delightful display of flowers. I found the following during my stroll today:
The veggie patch is powering along. All the greens I planted are taking off and the cloche is doing the trick as a Peeper protector.
And this is what happens on the non-Peeper-protected beds:
I also noticed my white rose buds are covered in little insects. I haven’t seen this before, and I’m sure I would have noticed. Does anyone know what they are and what I need to do?