Monday, November 2, 2009
Day 856's favorite tree
One of my favorite trees is the Sugar Maple. In my opinion, they have some of the most spectacular fall foliage. Their chartreuse leaves turn bright yellow, then orange and more than any other leaves, they really seem to glow.
Sometimes parts of the tree will turn weeks behind the rest, giving the tree a sort of ombre effect. So beautiful!
There was a big one in the front yard of the Tennessee house I grew up in, and I can't help but feel nostalgic every time I see one. These Maples (bottom two photos) are outside Joan's beautiful farmhouse in New Hampshire. (Top photo from Veranda magazine.)