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Third Blog Of The 2022 Progression Of Fall Colors In Middletown, CT.

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Fall Has arrived in Connecticut, which means it is time for me to begin my Progression Of Fall Colors series I started Ten years ago.  This is a series I hoped to continue for many years, and have been able to do so far. The first two years the pictures were of a farm which is only about a minute walk from my house.  Eight years ago I decided to change the location for the 2014 Progression Of Fall Color Series to a lake about 5 minutes from my house on RT17.  I tried that location for two years, but the colors were not as good as I expected them to be.  So six years ago I decided to change locations again to a site at Lyman's Orchards in Middlefield, CT.  But once again that site did not produce the colors I had hoped for, so three year ago I decided to keep it simple and do my Progression of Fall Colors blog in my back yard. 

This year I decided to change locations once again, and I have chosen a very small farm that is about 3 miles from my house.   I drive by this site several time during the week, and I notice last year that the color of the trees at this location were among the best colors in town, so I am hoping they are again this year.

The first picture for this year's Progression Of Fall Colors series was taken two and a half weeks as the colors were starting to change.  Last week we had several days of rain, so everything was gloomy and not very good for taking pictures, but I did manage to take a good one at the end of the week.  As you can see from the first two pictures I posted at the end of this blog, the change in color was significant in a very short period of time.  The change in color in this weeks picture is not as significant as it was between the first two pictures, but it shows more trees have changed color.  The trees are continuing to change color much faster this year than they have in previous years, but the difference in color between week to week has slowed a little bit.  However, at this pace the trees will most likely be very close to completely changing color by the end of next week.

As I have done for the last Ten years, I will continue to post pictures of this same spot throughout the Fall to show the progression of the Fall colors.  So make sure you check back again next week to see how much more the trees have changed color. 

Fall is a beautiful time of the year in New England, and even though the last couple of years were better than the previous years, they still have not had the pop I am looking for.  I have become spoiled by the beautiful colors we normally see during the Fall, so I am hoping this year the colors are truly outstanding, and so far it looks like we might have the return of the outstanding colors I was hoping for.  My favorite colors are the trees with yellow, orange, and rust color leafs when they blend together.  

Anyone planning to come to New England to enjoy our Fall colors at their peak, should plan on coming between the last two weeks in October to the beginning of November.  It is still to early to get a feel for what the colors will be like this year, but I will be trying to show the progression of the trees as they turn colors throughout the Fall. 

Fall Has Arrived In Middletown, Connecticut and I hope you continue to follow my series of the change in Fall colors for the rest of the 2022 Fall Season.

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Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

A California friend of mine made a special trek to your part of the country just to take in the fall colors.  She has sent back some amazing photos.  I'm envious of you in New England, who experience such brilliance this time of year.

Oct 15, 2022 08:31 PM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

The orange colors are just so bright and beautiful and brilliant this time of years

Oct 15, 2022 08:45 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

George my friend I do not want to sound like a broken record, every year I look forward to your seasonal progressions... at the same time I feel sad when you post Number 3.... it tells me it is almost at the end... hard to believe since we had such a hot summer here in Los Angeles...Endre

Oct 15, 2022 10:42 PM
Anna "Banana" Kruchten
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

Hi George - love your fall progression series every year.  I miss the fall color changes here in Phoenix.  The good news is I can enjoy fall from your photos!  Thank you!

Oct 15, 2022 10:46 PM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi George - The colors are beginning to show.  We we seeing the colors around Armonk now.

Oct 16, 2022 03:36 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, George... can't wait to see the next post... I have a feeling those colors will really pop by then.

Oct 16, 2022 04:03 AM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

It looks like some of the trees from photo 2 have already started loosing their leaves. Love these progression photos!

Oct 16, 2022 04:37 AM
faye schubert
Retired - Branson, MO
Living the Branson Lake Life

Very beautiful! I would love to see a New England fall! It's on my bucket list.

Oct 16, 2022 05:02 AM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

It looks like the change happened quickly, I don't see much difference between last week's colors and this week's but perhaps I am missing some of the changes.

Oct 16, 2022 05:45 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Prop. Mgr, Wenatchee, WA

Hi George,
Fall is my absolute favorite time of year for the Fall colors and mild temperatures. We have had unusually warm weather so far, but that's going to change this coming weekend. Then the colors will start changing fast here in Washington.

Oct 16, 2022 06:03 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC

WOW! I can't believe how much your color has changed so quickly, George! Such a gorgeous shot - love your 'new' photo op location too.

Oct 16, 2022 10:12 AM
Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

George Souto big difference from last year's colors. We still have another week to go we will see if there is a big change. Not seeing a big change here either but a cold front is coming 

Oct 16, 2022 03:56 PM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

George, it appears that your view has peaked, and the trees are starting to get sparse

Oct 17, 2022 10:52 AM
Beth Atalay
Cam Realty and Property Management - Clermont, FL
Cam Realty of Clermont FL

Hi George Souto, I can't believe it's been ten years. I look forward to your series every year. I don't get to see the fall colors in FL, but I truly enjoy the pictures you share.

Oct 17, 2022 04:19 PM
Emily Medvec
eXp Realty LLC - Santa Fe, NM
Broker | Realtor | Serving Santa Fe & Northern NM

What a cool way to show change! Clearly 2022's Fall is slow and steady. Thanks  George Souto  for taking the time to tell this story!

Oct 18, 2022 09:39 AM
Jeff&Grace Safrin
F.C.Tucker 1st Team Real Estate - Valparaiso, IN

Beautiful photos George! It's awesome that you pick a spot in CT and take photos of the progression of fall colors for the past 10 years! 

Glad I saw this years !

Thanks for sharing,



Oct 18, 2022 11:12 AM
Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543
Realty ONE Group Advocates 484-237-2055 - Downingtown, PA
Selling the Main Line & Chester County

Nice steady progression of colour, temps are dropping and we are definitely noticing a chill in the wind. Lunch is becoming a warming dish of soup after our walk with our dog.

Oct 19, 2022 11:29 AM
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

Hi George Souto .  I remember seeing this a few years ago.  It is fun to watch the colors change.  Thanks for sharing!

Oct 19, 2022 03:37 PM
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA

The change in seasons is the entertainment provided by Mother Nature. Very appealing!

Oct 19, 2022 06:17 PM
Buzz Mackintosh
Mackintosh REALTORS - Frederick, MD
“Experience, reliable, leadership”

Your leaves look to be on par with ours here in the mid Atlantic region.

Oct 20, 2022 11:46 AM