Garden Views-10-October 2019

October began with the same weather pattern as the end of September, so quite mild but wet and windy, with a rare sunny respite on the second.

This meant continued great conditions for Waxcap mushrooms in our meadows, and a couple of species also growing in our terrace garden amongst the Asters… Several new species found this year, and more numbers than ever before. A range from the meadows picked on October 3rd, below. These really are a very special autumnal visual treat…

There’s always still a lot of flower interest in the garden in early October, though we do begin our significant pre winter cut back early in the month, since the weather is often against us, and in what looks like being a rain-every-day-month, the asters are already looking a little soggy …