Autumn Dene ochres, reds and purples
After the Spring colouring of My Green Dene in April this year, the autumn colours have now arrived: sumptuous yellows, reds, deep purples, and golden browns. And, in the right light, you can still see some of those exquisite chocolate shadows under the tree canopies along the disused railway line of Crawley Dene.
If you haven’t taken a stroll along the track recently, it’s well worth the effort – particularly as the clumps of rosebay willowherb have now shed their silky seed heads and the dead flower spikes are turning to a radiant russet.
Here are a few images from walk yesterday (12 October 2020):