Tag Archives: autumn

October in the Garden

Fall is certainly in the air.  Colors have changed dramatically in the last week, and we are now in peak foliage in the Champlain Valley.  According to our climate zone, we were supposed to get a frost by October 1st.  However, the … Continue reading

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Felted Acorns

The branches of the mighty oak still held onto their golden leaves – some of the only color left in the forest on the cold grey November afternoon.  Our mittened hands brushed away leaves coating the forest floor.  And then … Continue reading

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Apple and Squash Recipes and Activities

I love the flavors of fall: apple sauce with cinnamon, pumpkin pie, butternut squash bisque, toasted pumpkin and squash seeds… my list could go on for a long time!  October is also a time when temperatures get cold and days … Continue reading

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Fall in the Forest

This past weekend I took some time to browse through past blog entries.  I noticed certain seasonal rituals and appreciations repeat themselves year after year.  Every fall, right about now, I renew my love of the forest and trees. As … Continue reading

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This is why I miss living in VT in the fall…

I recently posted a photo on facebook that seemed to strike a nerve.  The caption? “This is why I miss living in Vermont in the fall.”  To make my nostalgia worse (or better?), my dad sends me periodic photo updates … Continue reading

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