Category Archives: fall foliage

reports on leaves turning color

native plant strikes again

“Three San Francisco cops remain on disability after suffering “severe” reactions to poison oak during a Sept. 9 scuffle with a tree-branch-wielding homeless man in Golden Gate Park, police said Thursday.  The incident erupted about 9:15 a.m. when transient William … Continue reading

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exotic fall foliage

Walking in the park yesterday, I noticed brilliant flashes of fall color still decorating the park  .  .  .  in mid December!   Are these trees confused?!  It’s so late!  Then I had a revelation:  these flames of color throughout … Continue reading

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musing in the tea garden

The Japanese Tea Garden is now a study in fall color.  Like the first layer of watercolor wash applied with a brush to paper, the saturation is variable throughout the garden now, with a spot or two of brilliant red, … Continue reading

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golden gate park fall foliage tour

The first signs of fall are here!  Here’s a picture of cherry trees at the entrance to North Lake (intersection of Chain of lakes Drive East an JFK Drive).  And the grasses in front of the De Young Museum. Another … Continue reading

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