An eye out for Creepy

I went looking for Halloween this morning. I think I found it. Tupelo (Nyssa Sylvatica) and a Cottonwood in the distance

Mary’s Tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica) is dressed in red rags for the costume party. And the Jerusalem artichokes (Helianthus tuberosus) looked like a legion of ghouls advancing out of the mist…Jerusalem artichokes - Helianthus tuberosus

Creepy lives in the weeping trees.

Weeping European beech - Fagus sylvatica ‘Pendula’Weeping European beech - Fagus sylvatica ‘Pendula’ - a haunt-able treeWeeping Pagoda Tree armsWeeping Pagoda Tree - Sophora japonica ‘Pendula’

The family might not have actually buried their dogs in the Bosquet but the terriers are still chasing squirrels here – I could sense cemetary

There are days for Mothers, Grandparents, Secretaries – and Goblins! Today is the day to celebrate your inner goblin and look for Creepy in your garden too – Happy Halloween!Common witch hazel - Hamamelis virginiana