“I seek truth and beauty in the transparency of an autumn leaf… in the texture of an ancient tree trunk”

I love the desiccation of these leaves, even before they fall.
I love the desiccation of these leaves, even before they fall.

Next to the Belvedere Park and Palaces is the Botanical Gardens. TN and I walked through the gardens on an exploration, and I went back with KW the following week. Both times, the fall color was glorious. Here are a few pictures I took during both visits.

Title quote: Isabel Allende, A Portrait in Sepia
These dahlias were the most remarkable shades of orange and yellow
These dahlias were the most remarkable shades of orange and yellow
I'm not sure if these were decorative or practical, but I like the pattern in detail.
I’m not sure if these were decorative or practical, but I like the pattern in detail.
Deciduous trees get all the love. Evergreens deserve some, too.
Deciduous trees get all the love. Evergreens deserve some, too.
More lovely evergreens
More lovely evergreens
Gorgeous light and color.
Gorgeous light and color.
Even the leaves are raked in order - light to one side.
Even the leaves are raked in order – light to one side.
Fall goodness
Fall goodness
Fall goodness
Fall goodness
Fall goodness
Fall goodness
Fall goodness
Fall goodness
Fall goodness
Fall goodness

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