Sunday, September 10, 2017

10/09/2017 Rain drops in the garden.

Maximum temperature 19C, minimum 9C. 17 km/h NW wind with 39 km/h gusts. 6mm of rain overnight.  More rain forecast over the rest of the week.
Autumn crocus/daffodils all closed - they do not like the weather!

Soggy pampas.

Rain drops on the fir.

A single rain drop on the willow reflecting the garden upside down.

Raindrops on roses........

and on the sedum.

The wet weather is bringing out the snails.  European  garden snail (Helix aspersa)....

They are edible but I prefer to let the blackbirds eat ours!!

Mrs Sparrow...

 Two sparrows taking a bath

and turning their backs on me!!

The quinces are ripening, also apples and the first figs.  You can see how big the quinces are compared to the Granny Smiths.


If you are interested Part 3 of our holiday in South Africa is up and running on my other blog.

17 comments:

  1. Autumn crocus is new to me. Here it is strictly a late winter/early spring flower.

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    1. I had never seen them before coming to France but I am sure they are all over. They multiply very quickly so control is need but I Think they are very pretty. Cheers Diane

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  2. Beautiful photos with the rain drops! Yummy fruit!

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    1. Thanks Doniene, we love quince but it is not the easiest fruit to prepare! Have a good week Diane

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  3. Diane, I love the droplets on the flowers, and I love snails, too! And I never tire of your photos or watching birds bathe!

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    1. If only I had the time I would sit and watch the birds all day LOL. They are so cute Take care and I hope plans are falling into place for you Diane

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    1. Thanks Pam, rain drops make for great photos :-) Have a great week Diane

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  5. An amazing harvest. You sure do have a green thumb as well as a great camera shutter finger. Love all the shots.

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    1. As Diane B says, Diane, you have a green thumber and great shutter finger. Great post.

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    2. Thanks for the wonderful comment, much appreciated. Have a fab week t'other Diane

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  6. Beautiful photos with raindrops. We had our share of rain over here too! This morning it was 21 deg C and now it is 31 deg. C at 4.45 pm. Have a lovely new week!

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    1. It is getting too cold for us, anything under 20C to us is chilly!!! Lots of rain around at present. Diane

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  7. Hi Diane. Raindrops seem to add beauty to the flowers somehow. I love the sparrows, they are such cute inquisitive little birds.

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    1. Raindrops do make for great photos if you can get them just right. The sparrows are cute. Cheers Diane

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  8. The raindrops really do add to the photos.

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    1. Raindrops definitely add to photos but this week we are have to many rain drops!!!! Take care Diane

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