Was so glad I had my camera with me when I saw this sky this afternoon! I wasn’t anywhere particularly interesting, so I was pleased to find these trees – I just love the silhouettes against the vivid colours!
For a brief moment this morning the sun shone brightly and set the hedgerow ablaze.
“Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons.” Jim Bishop
“Autumn… the year’s last, loveliest smile.”
William Cullen Bryant
Acer ‘Flamingo’ with its pink edged leaves was looking gorgeous in the autumn sunshine today. Acer ‘Flamingo’ makes a stunning plant in a pot or the garden border.
“It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.” P D James
Bright autumnal days are perfect for walks in the woods…
“I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house.”
We visited Spetchley Park gardens in June this year and promised we would return later in the year to see the autumn colours. It did not disappoint!
Folklore states that lots of berries on shrubs and trees is the sign of a hard winter to come. We will see! The birds are certainly going to enjoy this feast of berries on the Hawthorn tree.
There are not many leaves left on the Silver Birch trees!