This is a chance to look back at the season that has just passed and remind ourselves of the full glory of the fall leaf display. This gallery of twenty-five photos that have been submitted by readers include scenes from across the country and beyond. The photos are described in an article by Annie Thornton which I found on the Houzz website.
There’s a lot to celebrate in fall, from sports championships to the kickoff of the holiday season. Fall is also a time to slow down and celebrate spectacular natural beauty, as colors intensify and seem to emerge from out of nowhere. We asked you to show us your spectacular views of fall, and here are some of our favorites.Natural golds, reds and greens are on display in Julie D’s suburban Chicago backyard. Who wouldn’t want to spend hours cozying up with a blanket, a good book and maybe a couple of hot toddies on that Adirondack chair?In this photo uploaded by John Algozzini of K&D Landscape Management, the Monee Reservoir in suburban Chicago showcases native woodlands, restored prairie and open water. “It’s a nice reminder that Nature still does the most sophisticated landscape work,” he says.Autumn light hits the golden leaves and reflects off the water just right in this view Evelina Fuhrmann shared from her window in Vienna, Austria.Jay Sifford, of Jay Sifford Garden Design, opted to share this photo of his own yard in Charlotte, North Carolina. “This was my first Japanese maple purchase years ago, and [it] has become like an old friend. It wears autumn quite well.”
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Feature photo: Karen Heffernan