. . . in October what a feast to the eye our woods and groves present! The whole body of the air seems enriched by their calm, slow radiance. They are giving back the light they have been absorbing from the sun all summer.

~John Burroughs (American naturalist and conservationist; 1837–1921)

Gladly shared by Betty Hanselman

Gardener’s wife (& joyful recipient of October’s radiance)