Looking for unexploded ordnance and finding plant labels, that is the name of this game – Bill has been making steady progress on it and this week Paul and Peter from Great Easton joined the fray. Our hope is that, once the way has been declared clear, we will be able to start laying the path and gardening!

The rest of us were spread thinly across the Gardens, collecting in squashes for the October Open Day, readying for planting some more cherry trees to boost our hanami in the spring, weeding in the Italian garden and tidying the walled kitchen garden – fuelled by Janet’s marvellous sponge and sticky ginger cakes. Yum.