October rode in on blue, blue skies.
We harvested butternut squash, pumpkins
and the last of the tomatoes this weekend.
The gardens offered up marigolds and red coreopsis
for autumn displays near the house.
The herbs are waning, going to seed.
The pantry and root cellar are full
of this season's generous bounty.
The honey has been collected by local beekeepers
who have their hives on our property.
The bees are still busy
in the golden fields and the gardens near the house.
My helper, PJ, and I tackled the weeds
in the neglected tea-herb garden this afternoon,
with golden sun warming us as we worked (or lounged!)
Wherever you are, whatever the weather, I wish you a joyful October.
Steve was a little busy this weekend, but posted a Sunday Stroll nevertheless.
Wait til you see what he's been up to here: Out on the Prairie.