Monday, October 25, 2010

Rain-Saturated Colors

A couple of posts past, I ran these photos of iridescent-peach leaves in my garden. This is a dwarf cherry bush, a hybrid from Miller Nurseries in Canandaigua, NY, that we grew from root stock:


This is what it looks like today, a very rainy day, with autumn colors at their peak:



I swear that the leaves are brighter than usual this fall -- perhaps because we had a summer that was not too hot, not too dry, just right for growing things. Look at these hosta leaves!


Still, even though autumn is beautiful, I agree with Emerson.



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