Watch out for wasps when picking apples, pears and grapes.
• Fling bird netting over mandarin trees as the first fruit ripens. Seedless easy-peel Satsumas and juicy Clementines provide fruit all autumn.
• Pick Black Beauty passionfruit. If you have a glut, scoop out the pulp, sprinkle with a little sugar and freeze in ice cube trays. Add to smoothies and fruit salads.