The end of the summer marks many momentous moments. The lowering of the sun, the drop in temperature and those oh so gorgeous initial changes of colour in the leaves. Autumn is approaching but summer still hangs on and it’s one of my favourite months of the year. Harvests are still coming, late colour in the garden seems all the more special and an enormous sense of satisfaction for the past growing season appears like a ray of early evening sun. Yet we are also preparing for the winter months ahead. Moving forward positively having reflected on the past is a meaningful exercise, so not only can we do that based on what has happened in the garden over the past months but also the same applies for life in general. Reflection is important for growth and wellbeing.
Read the full article, including a recipe for a Sunflower face scrub in the October 2020 edition of Grow Your Own Magazine.