Tag: autumn

Shiny conkers – Society6 collection

Shiny conkers – Society6 collection

The best time to gather such beautiful autumn conkers in my village is on a Sunday afternoon. The huge horse chestnut trees in the lane have had plenty of time to drop their beautiful seeds over the weekend, but all the car traffic from the 

Photos: Red horse chestnut

Photos: Red horse chestnut

On a walk around the local recreation ground, I came across these attractive conkers with smooth shells. I’d previously only ever seen horse chestnut seeds in spiky cases, so took home some leaves too to aid identification. It’s the red horse chestnut that produces conkers 

Behind the scenes – Putting the gourds to work

Behind the scenes – Putting the gourds to work

Proof that my allotment is indeed a valuable contributor to my stock photography! One of my beautiful hessian potato sacks with the even more beautiful ornamental gourds harvested from the plot were put to work this weekend, arranged in front of the lovely red berries