Autumn’s foliage ending in New England… BUT!
The days are growing short and Halloween is in a few days. This season has been a tough one, with cold temperatures starting our color change early. But as we’ve seen, the color may start early but it never seems to change all at the same time.
This results in what we saw this year. brilliant color more spotty than normal. Then in one area or another the trees more or less got their act together and we had peak fall color. But all the trees that started early finished early which shortened the period of peak foliage.
Like many of you I’ve been scratching my head, watching the fall foliage season unfold. First it started early and then it slowed down. In early October the rains started and then the winds and they wouldn’t stop! This is of course the bane of the peak autumn foliage colors. Once the colors hit their brightest, they are at their most vulnerable!
In my yard I have a patchwork of colors ans the remaining leaves provide dots of color. I have a maple that towers over the rest of the brush and it has only started to turn… If we would get a week of sun instead of rain, I think it would turn glorious!
If it turns, I’ll post some pics of it.
We all heard what happened with the stupid children who ruined the Keene Pumpkin festival but if you will be going out tonight (30th) or tomorrow night (31st) to the Cilley Hill Pumpkin festival in Jericho Vermont, I would love it if you would post some pictures to my Fall Foliage Facebook page.
Winner from www.Jeff-Foliage.com
Earlier this month I sent out an email to a winner about a wonderful prize… but never heard back so this time I’m trying this. If this is your email begins with lealro10@… You will of course be able to post your response to my email jeff.foliageATgmaildotcom (I think you can figure out what needs to be changed)
If you have trouble with that then leave me a note in the comments (down below) with your email and as I will be the only one to see it, it will be safe to post your email address and name. From there I will get your mailing address so I know where to send the gift. (I hope this works)
I picked up a few gifts in my limited travels through the autumn foliage and I will be giving them away IF I can figure out how contact folks without ending up in the spam folder. I would love to get a picture back of you posing with your prize!
Think Positive! only 327 days until the first day of Autumn Foliage in 2015! 🙂Jeff "Foliage" Folger You can purchase images by visiting my Fine Art Gallery websites
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but people call me Jeff Foliage.
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I live in Salem, Massachusetts and work as a blogger and Travel Photographer. I'm also the founder of the New England Photography Guild.
Feel free to visit me on my blogs and see what life in New England is like.
I started with Yankee Magazine as their first blogger on everything fall foliage. Now I blog on my own blog on my favorite subject, telling leaf peepers where the fall foliage is showing up in New England and helping them (to some extent) plan their fall foliage vacations.