September is a time to enjoy the soft light, warmth and fullsomeness of the changing season. There are fruits to harvest everywhere you look - seeds can be saved and some even sown now for earlier blooming next year. Calendula works well sown now if the winter isn't too harsh, and the overwintered plants can produce super-early blooms to start the summer off with a zing next year. I have also been taking photos (trying not to be distracted by dewy cobwebs and rosy windfalls...) and making notes of successes and failures in the garden, to remind me next spring when all is forgotten, about any intended changes to growing regimes and plant positions. This all sounds very disciplined and organised so is interspersed with good doses of indulgent bulb catalogue shopping and sloe picking with visions of sloe gin, spicy scented trumpet lillies, and paperwhite narcissi to sniff in the bleakness of January.