This Grandmother's Garden has invited us to join her in walking with our cameras in hand through the alluring landscape of autumn. Central Texas experiences a second growing season during the fall and wildflowers are usually abundant. The seasonal changes are especially subtle this fall with the exceptional drought we're experiencing.
On October 5th of last year I took a walk to show you Autumn, Austin style. This year, I'll take you on the same walk, Macro style. There are far fewer images this year but even in the midst of the worst drought on record, nature's resiliency and determination stand out and demand my attention.
Note* Thanks to Tina of My Gardener Says I believe these flowers might be Goldeneye. She recently posted about them and I'm thrilled! I've always wondered what they were and am happy after all these years to have them identified.
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center the berries make a tart, tasty, high-Vitamin C tea when soaked in water.
Carolyn asked us to share our favorite photograph taken during our fall walks. As I shot the leaves above, I thought for sure the sumac would be my favorite. But once I uploaded the images to the computer and saw them on a bigger screen it was the next photo that tells the story of my autumn walk...