Last Saturday I posted a photo of the little Japanese Maple still bearing its flame red leaves. We’ve had some high winds this week and this is what it looks like today – what a difference a week makes!
Just a few leaves are still clinging to its branches:
The rest are on the ground or have blown away.
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Autumn is now well set in here. Our garden is well on the way to being covered in leaves. There are still some leaves clinging to the trees like this red maple:
whereas others still have their leaves, like the Japanese Maple shown below.
I was a bit concerned earlier this year that this little tree wouldn’t survive because its leaves were scorched by a late frost soon after the new shoots had opened.
A Saturday Snapshot post, hosted by Alyce, At Home with Books.