I spent a while sitting in the MENCAP GardeThere was a distinct nip in the air but it was still very pleasant. Julia provided the coffee and the Tunnocks teacakes. They aren’t really teacakes, they are chocolate coated confectionary with a marshmallow filling and a biscuit base. Somehow I managed to get over my concern about the accuracy of the name…
There’s plenty of colour in the garden at the moment, with fucsias and sedums doing well and the sumac trees changing colour.
It’s also time for the final picking of cape gooseberries – the crop with more names than it really needs.
Cape gooseberry, physalis, goldenberry, pichuberry, ground cherries and inca berries – take your pick.
We’ve had our first frost this weekend so it’s going to be medlar time in the garden this week.
We missed most of them them last year – either because of the birds or because of medlar rustlers.