Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Happy Autumn

Have I mentioned before that Autumn is my absolute favorite time of year?  Well it is!  Autumn is beautiful in every way.  I love the dramatic contrasts of colors.  Not just the colors of the leaves but the leaves against the dark trunks of trees or against the sky.  I also love how when the wind blows the air fills with drifting bits of color - you can see a golden volume of air.  Autumn is beautiful rain or shine.  

Autumns starts and ends early in Vermont.  The trees around our hose have mostly lost their leaves by now but there are still some plants in the garden that are putting on a show.

Good color combo here.  Nice textures too.

Here's another look at the floaty, feathery grass seed heads.  So Zsa Zsa!

 The fothergilla is looking bright.

Then there are the oakleaf hydrangeas.  I couldn't decide which photo I liked better so I used both. 

 I love how peony foliage looks in the fall.

Finally, a rather luxurious weed.
So healthy!

Happy Autumn to you!

1 comment:

Hope said...

I love autumn, too!

(Especially in VT).