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Saturday, 10 September 2011

last of the summer colour


The days are getting shorter and autumn is slowly moving in. We are getting a mixture of warm, late summer days, cold nights, rain and mist.
There is still a lot colour in the garden, but most of it could be blown away in the next few days; we have been warned about the tail end of Hurricane Katia, which is making its way across the Atlantic in our direction, the forecast is "severe gales and flooding". Although the worst of this is predicted to hit the north of the country, we are bracing ourselves, as our house is on a high ground, very exposed to the west and I know the garden will suffer, but we hope that there will not be any damage to the house.

This is todays' garden update:












There is the last of the plums to be picked.



And the forest mushroom season is here, usually much later then in the continental Europe.


 
I wish you all a safe week ahead!

                                    

13 comments:

  1. Hello Raka
    Lovely pictures as usual. In my garden there is only one aster which still flowers. So I enjoy your garden istead :-)
    Have a nice Weekend/Gudrun

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  2. Fingers crossed you remain safe and well. Love the pics of your beautiful garden and I wish I had those plums and the wild mushrooms here too. They look delicious

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  3. Spectacular photos of your beautiful garden, Radka. The plums look lucsious and the mushrooms will be a treat. Hope the weather spares your little patch.

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  4. You do have wonderful flowers still. The photos will stay.....

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  5. Hello Radka,What a pretty garden you have. I always love your garden photos.
    I hope you will be safe when the bad weather comes in.

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  6. Spectacular photos of your garden Radka and I have my fingers crossed for you that there is not too much damage from the high winds. Keep safe.

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  7. Your garden is still looking fresh and colourful Radka. Here's hoping the forecast winds do not damage very much.

    Yes, autumn is creeping up on us, bit sad to loose the summer delights of our gardens, but more time to stitch indoors once we get long evenings! Anne

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  8. I hope you are spared the worst of the winds Radka. It would such a shame to lose such gorgeous blooms. I always delight in every single photo you post. The variety of flowers is amazing, hard to pinpoint a favourite, but that Clematis takes some beating. And not only beauty in your garden but a bountiful harvest as well. It is a credit to you both.

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  9. Hola, no entiendo su idioma pero las flores si las conozco y son divinas. Besiños Milita.

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  10. HOLA, SEÑORA RADKA. SOY MERCEDES, DE EL OLOR DE CADIZ. HE VISTO SU VISITA, Y VENGO A HACERLE OTRA DE CORTESIA. Y ME ENCUENTRO, CON ESTE ESTUPENDO BLOG!!!! POR SUPUESTO, ME HAGO SEGUIDORA SUYA, Y LE AGREGO A MIS FAVORITOS, PARA SEGUIR SUS TRABAJOS. ESPERO QUE ESTEMOS EN CONTACTO. BESOS DESDE CADIZ, ESPAÑA.

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  11. You must have a very beautiful garden, and look at the pretty mushrooms you found already!
    KATRIN W.

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  12. Lovely garden Radka! I'm so envious. Would you like to come over and take care of mine?

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  13. Radka your garden is just beautiful. I am back from holidays and find I have had to open a new blog at http://stitchesandlife.blogspot.com I would be pleased to see you there.

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