Tag: Fall colors

Canada’s Beautiful Fall Colors

Fall colors have been very bountiful & beautiful but also very locally playful this year. This year the sumac were were putting on the ritz in most areas of Eastern Ontario. However, even in Northumberland Hills the sumac colors were quite varied from valley to valley – ad of course predicting a peak is nigh…

1st Fall Colors

Summer in Eastern Ontario was scarce. To be true, there were some warm days but many more rainy and chill. With a surplus of rain, this Fall-color-ologist is anticipating a very hue-filled Fall with rain to bring out the hues. Okay this Autumnal prophesy is based on 1 part Hope and 1 part  recent Easter…

Northumberland Fall V – Cathedral Lane

On the way west out of Warkworth, County road 29 rises up to Oak Heights which provides panoramic views of the Northumberland Hills. But hidden along the way is a lane going south of the county highway, Johnston Road, that travels through some woods on the way to a name change, Smith Road, and then…

Northumberland Fall IV – Red Red Oaks

A gentle but drenching rain  added sheen and luster to the oaks this Fall in Northumberland Hills. The resulting oaks were red red and scarlet beauties. But all the  landscape had a richness of hue. It surely is a delight to the eye and soul. More than  before I am steeled and ready for oncoming…

Northumberland Fall III – Falliage on Show

The fall foliage was on full display this past week. Remarkably the sumac which turned early also had some late bloomers. The results were spectacular colors along  paths and county roadsides. Here are some: Just a the bare remnanats of a fine showing. But just down the road full splendor – A quiet array of…

Fall Colors on Display

Here is a look at two new ways to display pictures. Recent Fall pictures from Northumberland Hills are the subject. The first photo slider uses a new, free responsive slider with an amazing array of image transitions. The slider also has a well described layout template that allows flexibility in the look and captioning of…

Look What I Found!

This Fall in Northumberland Hills is not likekly to get another WonderFall like last year – truly a Color Concerto. Such a rich gamut of hues as seen last year at the Campbellford Gazebo are going to be hard to match. And the early showings have not been promising. The Ash have gone brown and…

The WonderFall of 2012

Northumberland Hills had a WonderFall in 2012. There were several reasons – no killer frosts until later October. Ditto for heavy winds. And the rains were light drizzles which coated the countryside with a light luster and sheen that brought sparkle to all the countryside. But really, this Fall observer is hard pressed to fathom why…