Yes, another tree post, I think November is the month for trees with their wonderful changing colours. Autumn has arrived later this year than usual in this SW corner of the UK, but it was well worth the wait. The colours of the trees and shrubs in the fields and roadsides are stunning, they seem so much brighter than usual, is this a result of all the rain that we enjoyed this summer?! Our village is on heavy clay and has oak trees as the main trees but just over the hill, 3 miles away, the next village has soil that is acid sand and the main trees are beech which turn such a wonderful golden colour before they are blown away. Last Saturday was a brilliantly sunny day so we decided to make the most of the opportunity and grab some photos.
There were lots more photos that I could have taken but, nowhere to stop and traffic behind made it impossible. We could have done with our daughter’s car with its fold down roof, then I could just have clicked away while the under gardener did the driving! For just a few weeks now it has felt that you are driving through a bonfire, with all the yellow and orange trees everywhere. I don’t think I will ever think of November as a dull and boring month ever again!