It’s all about timing!
I did well on timing the foraging outing on the bike with Evie’s sleep. I did badly (by at least two weeks) of timing the fruit picking. The rosehips are softening and I only found a handful of blackberries.
We started out and took every opportunity to pick fruit, meaning that Evie could help with the rosehips and elderberries!
Then with the eye rubbing, it was time to tuck her up and do some cycling to get her to sleep
Continuing along the way, the bushes were abundant in elderberries and crab apples
The Chariot was useful for carrying the jam pan to collect the fruit in, in the ‘boot’ with the nappy change bag!
Though the wind was strong, the views were gorgeous. Definitely feeling autumnal
Quite tired when I got home, well timed as Evie woke up!! Ready to make the hedgerow jelly jam when I get a spare moment!