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Gifts of Autumn by Evelyn Hadden

In temperate climates, autumn showers us with a cornucopia of visual stimulation before we enter the season of dormancy. Here are some of my favorite examples of this season’s gifts of beauty.

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Food. Is there anything more glorious than the last harvest, spread across the dining room table?

 

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Not only can deciduous foliage take on strikingly different colors, but also the leaves may crumple and twist into unusual shapes, and their positions change too, as they bend or drift to the ground.

 

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Many grasses relax into graceful fountains, and the low-angled sun sets their color-bleached heads dramatically aglow.

 

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A loss can also be a gain when fallen foliage reveals hidden views.

 

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Amid the many changes, evergreens delight with their reassuring consistency of shape and color.

 

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As the lowering temperatures chase away the flowers, every lingering bloom is that much more precious.

 

What do you appreciate most about your garden in autumn?

Gifts of Autumn originally appeared on Garden Rant on October 18, 2016.

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