Time it right!

Country Walking Magazine (UK) - - Discover -

Like pan­ning for gold, hit­ting peak au­tumn tech­ni­colour can be hit and miss. Some years the turn seems to start in Septem­ber; in oth­ers the leaves cling into No­vem­ber. We’ve seen as­ser­tions a heat­wave like the one this sum­mer means spec­tac­u­lar fall colour, but we’ve seen the ex­act op­po­site claimed too. Eyes on the ground are the best in­di­ca­tor and Face­book, Twit­ter and In­sta­gram can be a great way to track progress – #au­tumn. Fol­low the Wood­land Trust and

Forestry Com­mis­sions (Eng­land, Wales and Scot­land) for leafy up­dates and don’t miss the fab­u­lous Alan Power (@alans­tour­head), head gar­dener at the Na­tional Trust’s Stour­head and a high­light of ev­ery au­tumn on Ra­dio 4’s PM.

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