Today though was all about colours.
The Snake Bark Maple looked as if it was just starting to turn into its fiery autumn colours,
but then I looked more closely. It's not the leaves that are turning red, it's the seed pods.
I've never noticed them do this before. The tree is absolutely dripping with them this year. Is it because its getting older, or is it to do with the weather? I don't know, but they are magnificent whatever the cause.
In the front garden the verbena is also full of seeds. They are snuggling underneath the flower, again I'd never noticed this before (maybe I've just had my eyes closed before?).
And the clematis seed heads are wonderful as always,
But I'll leave you with a close up of those amazing pink maple seed pods.
Isn't nature wonderful.