Category Archives: Fall Color

Fall Color

Bald Cypress reflecting on the water provides some burnt orange colors to contrast with the greens and purples of the water lily pads. This picture was taken at the Lotus Ponds last weekend. In general the color in the landscape … Continue reading

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Smooth Sumac

Fall is changing the PGT landscape from green to golden-brown. We are just starting to see patches of red and orange. Sumacs are always great for saturated reds. They are just starting to turn this week. This one is called … Continue reading

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Goldenrod Prairie

Goldenrod is at peak bloom now at the Prairie Garden Trust. People mistakenly believe that goldenrod causes fall allergies. Ragweed is a more likely source for the problem. Ragweed has green flowers that are easy to overlook. Goldenrod has very … Continue reading

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North Side of The Point

North Side of The Point Overcast days can help bring out rich colors in the landscape. Here is a picture that I took this morning. The skies were completely cloudy as it was just about to start raining. Perfect for … Continue reading

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Rock Shelter Color

Indian Rock Shelter I took this snapshot of the Indian Rock Shelter under The Point this afternoon. I stopped there on my way home from a picnic lunch along Hillers Creek. As you can see the Fall Color continues to … Continue reading

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More Fall Color

Rich color in the trees along Hiller’s Creek Tonight the Fall color was even better than yesterday. The rich colors plus the lack of wind provided a great chance to take some pictures. The long dry summer has held me … Continue reading

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Post Oak – Fall Color

Post Oak, Quercus stellata One of the trees showing great color this year is the Post Oak along the ridge trail to The Point. I took this just as the sun was setting tonight.

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Fall Color Near Peak

Fall Color at the Savanna Bluff Overlook The Fall color is being great this year. The oaks are helping. Some years they just go brown but this year many them are turning wonderful shades of red. I took this shot … Continue reading

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Persimmon Fall Color

Wild Persimmon,(Diospyros virginiana) Wild Persimmon’s are putting on a great display of color right now. I don’t remember persimmon being this good before. I took this picture last night near the Lotus Ponds. The red color here is from Virginia … Continue reading

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Fall Color Early

Big Bluestem, (Andropogon gerardii) Even though it is not Fall yet, the grasses in the prairie are starting to show some good Fall color. This morning I walked the 43-acre Prairie at the PGT to check on the Big Bluestem. … Continue reading

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