Today was a very windy and rainy day at the frog pool but the frogs didn’t seem to mind a bit.
Along the shoreline, Wells, Maine.
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The maples that drape over the rooftop of the Hidcote-inspired folly at Juniper Hill never fail to give their best in the autumn.
I don't know the variety of this crabapple. It's ancient and was here long before we were. However, it's the most prolific fruit producer of any crabapple in the garden.
This mature Japanese Maple was already here and well established when we moved to the farm and it was quite large then. I’m not sure what variety it is. Most likely ‘Bloodgood.’ Whatever the cultivar, it puts on quite a show every fall and it’s always a bright landmark whether you’re driving to or from the farm.
Autumn is a colorful time around the lilac garden at Juniper Hill.Read More
This Angelica gigas has given up its purple summer color but is still beautiful. Many umbellifers, like Angelica, continue to provide interest in the garden if left standing through the autumn and into winter.
There’s nothing like a gravel road encased in fog to bring out the foliage colors and set the mood for a perfect autumn day.
Cemeteries in New England were often planted with maple trees and thus make very colorful spots in the fall.Read More
There’s nothing more satisfying than stumbling across a few hidden ponds while out searching for good foliage shots. The beautiful backcountry of New Hampshire never ceases to amaze!
One of my favorite subjects for fall photography is this red barn located in Hancock, New Hampshire. I have taken many shots of it over the years from many different angles.
One of my favorite spots to photograph in the fall is this little pond on the outskirts of Hancock, New Hampshire. I simply love the way the hayfields surround the pond, with it’s colorful foliage, all set against the backdrop of that lovely little hill. I have photographed this scene many times over the years and it never fails to please.
A row of maples in a wet area at the foot of Crotched Mountain in Francestown, New Hampshire begin to turn color before many of the surrounding trees located on drier land.
Monet would have been perfectly happy had he been able to be in New England during foliage season.
After the “swamp maples’ turn their bright red in late September or early October, one of the first patches of true autumn color in our area happens with these ancient maples along an old gravel road that winds between houses and barns, some being older than the trees themselves.