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October 2016 garden diary

The mighty Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) tree that has its home at the end of our garden, where it has probably lived for well over a century and maybe two hundred years, is making its presence felt in a big way. 455 more words

Gardening

When Autumn Arrives Early: Parasites and the kingdom of God

Autumn comes late to Cambridgeshire, but the horse chestnuts drop their leaves long before any other tree has begun to change its colour. Often the cause is the 843 more words

Biology

Conkers

Conkers, the nuts from the horse-chestnut tree, are a real sign of autumn; they are the most beautiful fruit of a handsome tree, glossy and rich hidden in the bright green, prickly casing. 346 more words

Bits And Pieces

Manual 365/282/2 A 50er!

And this is the exact shot I had in mind when I got up this morning…

I wanted to find it in situ, as it was after landing from the tree then get in close and use the softbox to light the scene. 55 more words

Manual 365

Horse Chestnut Tree

This poem was originally written for Allpoetry.com

I’m posting it under the Daily post Challenge Tree

Horse Chestnut Tree

by Brian F Kirkham

Sat there regally, in his park, 113 more words

Poetry

First to Fall

they are the first to fall

they will not be

the last

I had hoped to post my September Changing Season’s gallery today. Unfortunately I’m not yet done with sorting through the pictures! 91 more words

Photography