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Autumn Leaves, Autumn Fruits and The Last of Our Lettuce

15 Oct

1   The leaves are falling fast and they glisten beautifully in the rain.

Leaves on the drive

Beautiful Maple across the road

2   Our fruit bowl is full of beautiful Autumn produce and the garden full of fruits for the birds.

Autumn fruit bowl

Cotoneaster, with berries for the birds

3   We’ve picked the very last of our lettuce today and planted the over-wintering green manure seeds to help the fertility of the ground next year.

The last of our salad leaves

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16 responses to “Autumn Leaves, Autumn Fruits and The Last of Our Lettuce

  1. Androgoth

    October 20, 2012 at 5:00 pm

    The fruit bowl looks deliciously full :)

    Andro xx

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      November 3, 2012 at 4:15 pm

      Lovely to see you back again – I thought I’d lost you! I tried to get on to your blog some time ago and couldn’t so I’ll try again now.
      Sorry for the delay in replying, been away in India and Nepal on the most magical holiday!
      Happy days to you :)

       
    • mybeautfulthings

      October 17, 2012 at 5:51 am

      Thank you for the shout out! I’ll look at your blog properly when we return from our hols :)

       
  2. gpicone

    October 16, 2012 at 7:27 pm

    Have you noticed Autumn coming on slower each year in the U.K.? Here in the USA it’s October 16th and my flowers are blooming, the weather is warm and all of the leaves on the trees are still green like in summer. We definitely have global warming here. How about where you are?

     
  3. Heidi @ lightlycrunchy

    October 15, 2012 at 11:47 pm

    Your cotoneaster is beautiful! I’ve never had any luck with them. My death count so far is 3.

     
  4. anelephantcant

    October 15, 2012 at 11:09 pm

    Great pics as always.
    And as for the fruit, AnElephantCan eat that! Looks delicious.

     
  5. Kathleen Richardson

    October 15, 2012 at 7:44 pm

    Aha, so there are at least two of us who appreciate brown, shriveling leaves. The lettuce pic reminds me that I planted some about a month ago. I wonder if it will survive the cold and be there for me when I return home later in October.

     
  6. Choc Chip Uru

    October 15, 2012 at 7:03 pm

    Autumn fruit and autumn leaves – beauty everywhere :D

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

     
  7. Our Growing Paynes

    October 15, 2012 at 6:38 pm

    We’ve had some lovely colour here but so much rain that it’s been hard to enjoy!

     
  8. Arlen Shahverdyan

    October 15, 2012 at 6:05 pm

    So nice!

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      October 15, 2012 at 6:06 pm

      Thank you! :)

       
  9. Talk to me...I'm your Mother

    October 15, 2012 at 6:01 pm

    I share every one of these favorite things.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      October 15, 2012 at 6:01 pm

      That’s good to know. :)

       

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