Posted: 11/12/2011 at 15:55
Our plum tomato started flowering again in mid October and we picked 6 moderate sized, but quite green tomatoes last week (30 Nov) just before a frost killed the final plant. All our roses are still going flowering well, next to the more seasonal and deliciously fragrant sarccocca.
Today, Sunday 11th Dec, we saw wallflowers, lupins, delphiniums, penstemons and achilleas all flowering at Wimpole Hall gardens (National Trust, South Cambridgeshire) forming a colourful but unseasonal back drop for a brass band playing Christmas carols!
But for us, the strangest is the yellow border in nearby fields of rapeseed flowering, having self set after the summer harvest...