The Magical Festival of Lughnasa…

The land approaches Lughnasa, (Lughnasadh), August and the beginning of Autumn. Looking at the apples today on the trees at Bealtaine Cottage, it is easy to see how this is. Harvests continue to be gathered and develop, ripening to plumpness and fullness. Tomatoes, like the ones above, grown outdoors in areas of micro-climate warmth and shelter, continue to flower and produce. The weather is promised good for the week ahead, as grass moves in the gentle breeze of a July afternoon…the only missing part of this picture is the beautiful Butterflies, so decimated by rain last year and almost finished…