Horse Chestnuts. In England, put them in the corners inside your house to keep the Autumn spiders out!

Horse Chestnuts. In England, put them in the corners inside your house to keep the Autumn spiders out!

collect your chestnuts now (the last harvest) for roasting in the winter months! If you have a chestnut tree that is! ;)

collect your chestnuts now (the last harvest) for roasting in the winter months! If you have a chestnut tree that is! ;)

We visited friends over the weekend and went to their local park: and found 100s of horse chesnuts or conkers as the Brits would call them. Where we live, we have found a good amount – say 5 or so at a time… but in our friends park: 100s! How could we resist. With bulging …

Autumn Crafts: Horse Chesnut Spiders (Kastanienspinne

We visited friends over the weekend and went to their local park: and found 100s of horse chesnuts or conkers as the Brits would call them. Where we live, we have found a good amount – say 5 or so at a time… but in our friends park: 100s! How could we resist. With bulging …

Conker fights - in the days when these were considered good clean childhood fun, and not a health and safety risk. Funnily enough, I don't remember ever being seriously injured!

Conker fights - in the days when these were considered good clean childhood fun, and not a health and safety risk. Funnily enough, I don't remember ever being seriously injured!

Buckeyes (horsechestnuts) Herfst - de mooie kleuren van een nog glimmende kastanje ♡

Buckeyes (horsechestnuts) Herfst - de mooie kleuren van een nog glimmende kastanje ♡

Kai: I take Scooby out of his stall and start grooming and tacking him up. "Scooby you r about all that makes me happy any more." I say to Scooby. "I just don't get it anymore, mom gave me English tack as a surprise. How's that a surprise? It wasn't even for me." I mouth up on to Scooby and head down one of the trails "

Kai: I take Scooby out of his stall and start grooming and tacking him up. "Scooby you r about all that makes me happy any more." I say to Scooby. "I just don't get it anymore, mom gave me English tack as a surprise. How's that a surprise? It wasn't even for me." I mouth up on to Scooby and head down one of the trails "

This is one of my most precious childhood memories - crafting with conkers (also…

15 Conkers Crafts (aka Chestnut or Buckeye Crafts for Fall

Illustration for the Horse Chestnut Fairy from Flower Fairies of the Autumn. A boy fairy lies along the branch of a horse chestnut tree.  										   																										Author / Illustrator  								Cicely Mary Barker

Illustration for the Horse Chestnut Fairy from Flower Fairies of the Autumn. A boy fairy lies along the branch of a horse chestnut tree. Author / Illustrator Cicely Mary Barker

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