The intoxicating red hue of this wayside tree arrested our journey. We stopped to admire this happy tree😀.
And rich yellow gold kissed our feet as we lost ourselves in nature’s bounty.
Fall colors greeted me this morning as I walked to drop the little one to school. The Sun seemed to be in playful mood as it lit and subdued the nature’s canvas at intervals. Thought of sharing the delights with you.
From my apartment
Yellow leaves everywhere
A glorious tree
Another sweet tree
A hillock celebrating Fall
I hope you liked them all!
My friend and fellow blogger Millie Thom‘s recent blog on a Japanese Garden inspired me to walk over to our nearby Japanese Garden this morning. This little 2-acre garden is a part of a community college campus. My son and I had a great time inhaling the rejuvenating air and admiring the refreshing views. Thanks Millie for the inspiration and hope you all like the clicks.
The Japanese garden is created to present a miniature and idealized view of nature. Rocks are symbolic of mountains while ponds can represent seas.
All the architectural elements and components including water, waterfall, stones, bridges, lanterns, benches, meditation shelter, plants, shrubs and trees etc have deep philosophical aspect too.
Love this striking red bridge!
A waterfall peeps through the foliage!
Little fish friends came over to say hello!
Another curved bridge!
Beyond the garden!
Check Millie’s lovely blog post here
Notice how the leaves of this tree are changing colour! This lovely tree, located right in front of my apartment, announces the onset of Autumn every year. Soon, Minnesota will deck up for a colouful and breathtaking Fall.
And this announcer tree will turn a glorious red at the peak of the season and will look like this – see pic below. (Clicked last Fall.)
How well John Keats said – Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run….
While the vibrant spring festival, Holi is being celebrated with colours all over the world, we are having a different kind of Holi here in Minnesota (USA). Nature has chosen to shower us with snow today, making it a wonderful White Holi for us!
Earth has got covered up with a sheet of white.
Snow, snow everywhere!