Autumn is such a beautiful time in East Tennessee. The trees turn a hundred shades of gold, red, and orange. The angle of the sunlight in the morning makes everything look like it's lined in gold. The air smells and feels crisp. It's by far my favorite time of year.
The only drawback is the last of the summer flowers fade and die. The ones that hang on seem so bright!
This sunflower is about 8 feet tall!
The windmill dahlia plant got beaten down during last Wednesday's rain.