The weather is confusing the plants. Here we have a rose coming to bloom on a foggy day in November but on the same day we have our first heavy frost.
The bees are now tucked up with lots of food stores ready for winter.
Cycled in the dark up the cycle track to see the Ghost Train at Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway. We were really surprised to see the number of ghosts and ghouls there. Everyone had a great time. Sadly no photos, maybe … Continued
The top photo shows a frame of ‘capped’ honey. When the bees have worked the honey to the correct consistency they put a wax capping over the top of each cell in the frame so that it is stored ready … Continued
This annual event was upon us again at the railway. It is always popular and the re-enactors bring it all to life. This year the weather was excellent so the ice cream sold out quickly too! On the Saturday evening … Continued
All these redcurrants and gooseberries were picked at our allotment. Too many to make into pies so they are now in pots as jam – ready for the breakfast table to go on guest’s toast. Nothing nicer than homemade on … Continued