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Autumn Rain

Autumn rain makes the colors so bright and beautiful. The falling, bright colored leaves seem like a celebration. The Hickories are turning bright gold:

 The Burning Bush on the west side of the house is slowly being painted scarlet:

 The shrub roses adorn themselves with raindrop pearls:

The Hostas drink all the water they can by gathering with their big jungle leaves and storing it deep into their root systems:

The Hydrangeas' fall colors shimmer in the rain. Muted pink, purple, and green pastels blend into each other, looking like organza dresses at an old-fashioned ice cream social:



 The crabapples look good enough to eat. But we know better.


 The Hickories and Oaks live in harmony, celebrating Autumn together.

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  1. Beautiful! Love your description of the hydrangeas...

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  2. Wow what a lot of color you still have at this time of the year in your garden. Lovely.
    Have a lovely sunday.
    gr. Marijke

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  3. Rain does indeed make everything look new again and refreshed. I'm hoping for some rain this week, too. Your hydrangeas are looking beautiful!

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  4. Thank you, they have such a lasting power. I know I could cut and dry them, but I like leaving them on during fall/winter to add some visual interest.

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  5. Jennifer@threedogsinagarden
    Everything looks more beautiful with tiny raindrop pearls, doesn't it? Unlike August, we have enjoyed regular rainfall this past month and a half. I find that it makes all the difference in the attitude of the plants in the garden. They puff up and seem renewed, despite the lateness in the season.

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