Tag: Fall

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…

Fall Events in Northumberland Hills

Fall 2014 with all the extra rain should prove colorful in the Northumberland Hills. So if the images below are fair indicators, visiting the Hills for the Autumn colors should be most rewarding.   Views from Warkworth to Campbellford in Trent Hills But there are nine other reasons to visit Northumberland Hills this Fall. These…

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…

Northumberland Fall II – Ferris Park

Well the Hastings River Valley Photography club’s jaunt to Ranney Falls inspired a second trip to Ferris Park. This time the focus of attention was the many park trails, meadows and pathways. A couple of friends were up for the Thanksgiving weekend and after some tennis the trails in the park called. The park had…

Northumberland Fall I – Ranney Falls

Fall this year is no match for the the WonderFall of 2012. Nonetheless,  Ferris Park near Campbellford was certainly putting on a color show. A walk or jog in the park is so convenient  and there are certainly many delights to be seen: Walking over the Ranney Falls suspension bridge on the mid entrance to…

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…

Wet and Wild Autumn

Rain, particularly a gentle drizzle, adds a lushness to Fall hues which is like a bouquet of unexpected good humor and joy. And last Fall, there were plenty of squalls and drizzles to add sparkle to the countryside. Suddenly a timid Autumn day becomes wet and wild with color and standout sheen. All you have…