First Color of Autumn

Because of September’s record setting heat, and almost no rain since July, the trees decided to wait about ten days to show their stuff.  With showers returning, and temperatures down to freezing, they seem to be making up for lost time here in Otter Creek Valley. 

barn

yellow

colors

dogwoodThis lone Dogwood stands between two tall Maples that are finally beginning to turn. The tall grass is Broomsage, and the Mountain people used it for, you guessed it, making their brooms.

orangeA misty Otter Pond greets the rising Sun…

otter pond

woods

Another week should be an entirely different story….

 

2 thoughts on “First Color of Autumn

  1. Growing up in West Virginia, Fall was my favorite season and I truly miss it after living in FL. for so many years…….thanks for the beautiful pictures.Patsy

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