Morning. It's dry and fine outside and looks as if there might be some sunshine again just like yesterday, I hope.
I was most excited when I did a trawl around the garden yesterday to see this . . .
I can never take good photos of the flowers, sadly.
I have to be patient for three weeks or so as it is an October picker.
two baby corn
The runners are definitely on their last legs, desperate to finish their cycle. The beans are becoming more woody and I know that when I get to process them, several will end up on the compost bin.
The baby corn is also more or less cropped out but I keep looking as the occasional one still pops up from where the stem and leaf meets.
The pears look great so I have picked three of the biggest. They don't ripen on the tree, you have to pick them and bring them inside so I won't make the mistake of picking too many at once and having them go off.
The laxtons are delicious and it is just a shame they were hit by what seems to be bitter pit. I'll make sure I feed the tree better next year and, hopefully, that won't reoccur. Most windfalls are too damaged by the time I get to them but there are always a few that are worth the cutting up. I'll start picking off the tree in a few weeks.