Autumn - The year's last smile.

Autumn, the year's last loveliest smile. 
~ William Cullen Bryant

It is November and here, in the Northeast of the U.S., the breezes are blowing, the rain is finally here and the leaves are falling, falling....

So we must content ourselves with the sweet leftovers - the berries, the cabbages, the mums and some lovely remaining leaves.

The ones on the Japanese Maples are brilliant this year:

photo by Jan Johnsen

The berries on the winterberry - Ilex verticillata - are in their glory. All ready to be made into a Thansgiving wreath.

The planters are filled with mums,pansies and more.

 The crabapples are studded with their finest jewelry:

photo by Jan Johnsen

 And even the puddles don't look so bad at this time of year.

photo by Jan Johnsen


  1. Always So Much Beauty On Your Blog.
    Thank you.

    1. Hello Maggid! and thank you for for means a lot.

  2. This is looking very good thanks for sharing the thoughts

  3. Hello ! So beautiful colors of autumn :)

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  5. Autumn...My favorite season ... One of its main features is the shedding of leaves from some trees as they pave way for further growth.We can protect such beauty by using electric fencing.


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