13 September 2015
Autumnal Colours In North Yorkshire
I have always liked autumn. The weather is cooler than summer, or at least in theory - this year's been a washout.
But I also like harvest time and autumnal colours. The corn is in from most fields around us, the apples are turning a russet colour and the elderberries are a deep black, hanging heavy in the hedgerows, having given us heady elder flowers at mid summer. Brambles all dark and healthy.
Then in the garden, there is the late yellows of rudbeckia and the purples of sea hollies.
Elder berries ripening on elder hedgerow
Apple ripening in our garden
Autumnal yellows of rudbeckia petals
Purple colours of sea holly