Autumn at Westonbirt Arboretum

The first autumn that we lived in Bath we thought that we would go and see the autumn foliage at the nearby Westonbirt Arboretum, but by the time we got round to it all the leaves were on the ground. The same thing happened last year. On the basis of ‘third time lucky’ we decided…

365 Project – Day 277

River Avon. I know that I keep on about it but we are on the brink of an outstanding autumn of colours. The hot, dry September have contributed to this and now that the temperature is a little cooler this will help as well. This picture was taken in the water meadows beside the River…

365 Project – Day 273

Virginia Creeper. Autumn brings dramatic changes in the appearance of the countryside as the leaves change colour before they fall. This Virginia Creeper is going completely bonkers with colours from its summer green through reds and yellows. On the news a botanist from Kew Gardens in London was saying that because of the warm and…