Nice day of sunshine with a bit more cloud than yesterday. Got a lot done - cleared and cleaned GH and am nearly done with getting things battened down for winter in there. There's still a lot of colour in the garden, and I must harden my heart and really get it sorted. Trouble is, the verbena bonariensis still has lots of flowers giving late butterflies a much-needed boost (and I know their seeds will sustain the birds - but, oh the seedlings! Everywhere!). And the Michaelmas daisies are very late this year - but are dripping with butterflies, so they will just have to wait until they are well and truly finished before I cut them down.
Badger (I presume) has rolled in the Miscanthus by the leat - so I'm in two minds whether or not to prop it back up or cut it down. Roses are still blooming and in fine fettle. Hebes still in flower. Verbascum has sent up yet more flowers.
On second thoughts, perhaps I'll give it all just a couple more weeks . . . . .
(Caroline - if the weather sets in as they are suggesting it will this week, we'll be lucky to see the shore, let alone wave/do semaphore! )