Welcome to Villa Emilia (My Woodland Garden), a photography blog with a slant towards gardening and nature. An amateur gardener and photographer, I hope to share beautiful moments with you through pictures. Let me know if you like them!

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15/08/2014

Berries

Autumn is approaching. The pomes of Sorbus aucuparia are turning from to green to orange:


We have found a redcurrant shrub, which, though abandoned, carries some berries.  I find their taste a little bit too sour...


... and like much more its black relative:


No wild raspberries this year  -  Rubus idaeus has suffered much those many weeks in June-August with almost no rain.  And, according to research, severe drought stress affects the production in the next season as well: