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Autumn in the United States Photos – National Geographic

Autumn in the United States Photos – National Geographic.

Photo: Red maple tree

Japanese Maple, North Carolina

Photograph by Melissa Farlow

The lacy leaves and wandering branches of a Japanese maple lend drama to the grounds of the Biltmore Estate near Asheville, North Carolina. Built in 1895 by George Washington Vanderbilt, the Biltmore is the largest private residence in the United States and includes more than 75 acres (30 hectares) of manicured gardens.

October 5, 2010 Posted by | environmental, gardens, natural, seasons | | Leave a comment