Celebrating the Autumnal Equinox: Welcome to Fall’s Colorful Splendor …
At last, Autumn has arrived, and she’s just beginning to unpack her suitcase of fall finery. Already, her musky perfume fills the air; swirling in a fine, foggy mist throughout the valley. There are so many things to look forward to at this time of year: apple picking at the orchard, hot mulled cider, sangria and spicy cocktails by the bonfire, and starlit evenings spent with friends …
Heirloom Apples from Scott Farm (click here to read more about this beautiful, Vermont orchardÂ and click here for a springtime orchard blossom photo essay)
Spiced Apple Cider Martini (click here for the recipe and others in last year’s Autumn Equinox post)
One of My Favorite Autumn Activities: Nights by Dan Snow’s Fire Sculpture (click here for more photos and information on this Vermont artist’s work)
The Return of Velvety Evenings and Luminous, Twilight Parties (click here for a post filled with brilliant garden lighting ideas)
Of course, here in Vermont, the best part of autumn is hiking through the vibrant fall forests, and strolling through colorful late-season gardens. I just can’t get enough of the brilliant beauty of this wonderful time of the year…
I Love the Play of Opposite Colors as Autumn Leaves Shift from Green to Orange and Red. I think the Leaves of this Doublefile Viburnum Look Just Like Confetti … Perfect Garden Party-Wear for Celebrating Fall!
Candlelight and September Sangria (click here for recipe)
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