Early November in Spy Garden

Large mushroom (some type of hen of the woods?)

Large mushroom (white hen of the woods?)

Vertebra

Deer vertebra

Nasturtium

Nasturtium

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Mum

Mum

Roselle (the ingredient in

Roselle (the ingredient in “zinger” tea); has a zesty cranberry flavor

Celosia

Celosia; left out in the rain and sun and turning brown…(if kept in a cool, dark place they will keep their color)

The other side (whoops, didn't mean to leave it out in the rain but oh well we can still save the seeds)

The other side (whoops, didn’t mean to leave it out in the rain but oh well we can still save the seeds)

Lion's Tail/Wild Dagga

Lion’s Tail/Wild Dagga

Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi leaf

Celosia

Celosia

In the loofah vine gourd flowers

In the loofah vine gourd flowers

Banana trees

Banana trees

Dexie checking out the big mushroom: it's the size of a bird bath!

Dexie checking out the big mushroom: it’s the size of a bird bath!

Close-up

Close-up

Mushroom in the woods

Mushroom in the woods

So cool!

So cool!

Sunset

Sunset

Hair selfie

Hair selfie

Woods at dusk

Woods at dusk

Lots of little turkey tail mushrooms

Lots of little turkey tail mushrooms

Love the woods!

Love the woods!

One more photo of the big mushroom!

One more photo of the big mushroom!

And it is hard to resist taking a bunch of pictures of this photogenic plant!

And it is hard to resist taking a bunch of pictures of this photogenic plant!

This will be ripening on the countertop tomorrow: first frost of Spy Garden expected tonight!

This will be ripening on the countertop tomorrow: first frost of Spy Garden expected tonight!

Very spiky

Very spiky

See the bee?

See the bee?

Yellow butterfly

Yellow butterfly

Dexie looking in the window

Dexie looking in

Fallen branch off the snake tree

Fallen branch off the snake tree

Ssssss (haven't seen the snakes in awhile; they are probably already hibernating)

Ssssss (haven’t seen the snakes in awhile; they are probably already hibernating)

Blue Sky

Blue Sky

Fall forest

Fall forest

A quick still life painting tempera on copy paper (filter applied to a photo of it)

A quick still life painting tempera on copy paper (filter applied to a photo of it)

And a few fall pics of yore…

Kale (2012)

Kale (2012)

Little white moth/butterfly

Little white moth/butterfly

Leaves

Leaves

Hedgeapples

Hedgeapples

Artichoke Plant (2012)

Artichoke Plant (2012)

Fall is the best!

4 thoughts on “Early November in Spy Garden

  1. Eliza Waters

    That is one huge mushroom! Did you get your frost? Things here are long past. Even the oak leaves shed this week. Winter awaits!
    Liked your still life painting. Such pretty colors!

    Reply

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