…of meteorological Winter, there is still a rainbow of colors to be found in Nature!
Late Autumn Rose
Late Autumn Leaves
…the time of dying,
the color green escapes hastily
while native grasses
as gold, rarefied
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Golden Grasses, Evanston IL
…near the Lake Michigan shore. The only building at this location which may have had a garden was a small lighthouse, which was demolished many decades ago.
Closed Morning Glory, Sweet Alyssum and Fallen Leaves
The Sweet Alyssum is a bit old-fashioned, as the same plant contains both purple and white flowers.
…at the end of September, a group from northern Wisconsin sets up a “Pumpkin Lot” at the front end of the parking lot next door, which is right below my window. They do return in November to run the space as a “Christmas Tree Lot”, but for now, it is filled with beautiful ‘pumps’, as I like to call them.
The Pumpkin Lot in the Late Afternoon
As darkness begins, and gorgeous Autumn hues are replaced with subtly-colored leaves reflecting the light of bare bulbs, the whole lot becomes a little creepier, especially when visited by a man dressed totally in black!
The Pumpkin Lot in the Early Evening