Monthly Archives: October 2012

Keats had it right

Keats had it about right with his Ode to Autumn:  A season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.  In the garden the first early morning mists heighten the aroma of gentle decay and dwindling fecundity.  The apples are dropping, we have … Continue reading

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The Old Man is on holiday at the moment and it is no coincidence that the Cotoneaster at the front of the house got its annual prune this week.  Hacking the shoots off a shrub that is more of a … Continue reading

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