I did a shorter journey right this moment so I stayed inside Morgan Hill. This allowed me to see the city fall colours in neighborhoods, parks, and round industrial areas.
That is simply across the nook from our home. The “sidewalk timber” are at their peak of colour:
One other instance from the neighborhood behind us:
One good factor cities in California (and I’m certain elsewhere) do is require builders to place a number of parks in relying on the dimensions of the neighborhood. These parks additionally may help with flood management in heavy rains. The neighborhood behind us is pretty giant so it has three parks, considered one of which is a linear park that serves as a pleasant walkway. All have good specimens of fall colour.
One other good landscaping characteristic is to place berms round industrial parks used for grass, timber, and shrubs. The fill for them is available from soil that’s excavated for the buildings. That is considered one of my favorites, they put a sandy strolling path subsequent to the berm all the way in which across the facility:
Additional alongside on the identical path, however taken from the road:
I often wish to journey round this on the weekends, as a result of on weekdays it may be busy with staff taking strolling breaks. However right this moment it was just about unoccupied as a result of folks had off for thanksgiving.
I toured across the metropolis’s varied neighborhoods and parks for about an hour, a really fulfilling journey on a pleasant day. Morgan hill has a bigger group park along with the neighborhood parks I’ve described, plus a park on the base of Lake Anderson, and the Coyote Creek path. And close by are a number of county parks and open areas.