Hints of Autumn in Mid-August
It may be August 15th, but the woods are already letting us know that fall is not far away. It was 59 this morning, and my walk found changing leaves in many places. The Tulip Poplar, above, is well on the way to its annual paint party. The Sugar Maple, below, has already begun to fall to the ground.
The vine below is always one of the first plants to change colors.
My walk also found new wildflowers that seemed to appear from nowhere. Also appearing was a mountain man on a tractor. Wolf Pen Mountain was still in her summer clothes.