Lots of tomatoes but still all green...
...unless this one is starting to ripen? I can't tell if it's just my imagination or if it really is!
Talley Fun Day was last Saturday, and they put down a load of wood chips to stop the grounds of the Abbey becoming mud. In exchange for a donation to the school, we are now the proud owners of a giant pile of used wood chips! This photo shows the pile AFTER I finished putting wood chips around all the fruit trees & bushes...
They make the garden look vaguely tidy! :)
I spotted this little one when doing my daily slug slaughter -- is it a lizard???
We've got two plum trees on the property that pre-date us -- the summer we first saw the house (2004) they had plums on but there have never been any since -- until now!
And the rhubarb is establishing itself well:
Also -- in exciting news -- I sent Cyndy some of the wool from the ram lamb some time ago and she has spun it now so if you want to see what Balwen yarn looks like...
Around Essex, Connecticut, at Halloween
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