Tag Archives: leaves

(Not) In a Vase on Monday – Leaf kebab anyone?

This morning, on my dog walk, I was admiring the beautiful red stems being revealed on the lime trees as the leaves fall, so I snapped off a few (don’t panic, they flail them every year anyway, so I am … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – The Litter Collector

Why leaves change colour in autumn explained by a BBC weatherman

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Autumn’s melody, played at its own tempo

I took this photo of a sycamore colouring up into rainbow hues a little over two weeks ago. I was impressed because we’ve not had frosts and I have it in my head that we get better autumn reds and … Continue reading

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Rainbow leaves and growing old gloriously

Last weekend, as we were driving along the A14 to a university open day, it was quite startling to see how many trees are already colouring up for autumn in spite of the indian summer we have been having of … Continue reading

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The signs of autumn are already here

Walking the dog yesterday I suddenly realised that there were leaves on the ground under the sycamore trees and that they were showing autumn colours. Of course when I actually thought about the date, I realised that we have hurtled … Continue reading

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