Sunday 20 October 2019

There's Still a bit of Autumn Color

    The colors of the Robson Valley landscape are becoming more and more subdued as things evolve into hues of browns and grays of winter.  In one of our flower gardens, I did find these leaves of a Cranesbill geranium still showing off the reds, oranges, and yellow of autumn. 
    Cranesbill geraniums are pretty much a pest plant around here.  They grow so vigorously that they overpower everything else, so you have to periodically pull them up to give the other plants a chance.   Normally I tend to have a negative feeling about them, but this time of year it’s nice to have them around because they do provide some rare color when it is disappearing everywhere else.

You can get an eyeful of color in my paintings:

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