Tag Archives: Autumn

Cartoons: Autumn

Autumn is about falling leaves, football, and, of course, Halloween! Looking at the funny side of this beautiful, spooky season are our great Post cartoonists. ... More

Classic Covers: Pumpkin Patch

Watch out for little girl goblins! This one is scaring grandpa with her jack-o’-lantern on Norman Rockwell’s 1920 Halloween cover. The dog seems unfazed, however, perhaps because he glimpses a skirt and cute little shoes under the sheet. ... More

Them Apples

With 2,500 varieties of apples growing in the United States, what kind keeps the doctor away? But more importantly, what kind makes the best-tasting apple pie? ... More

Classic Covers: Are You Ready for Some Football?

What a face! Check out artist Alan Foster’s November 12, 1927, cover of the boy receiving instructions from a teammate. Judging from his expression, is he confused? Or has the teammate sent him on a suicide mission? The cover is the perfect kick off for our salute to football season. ... More

Classic Covers: Autumn Art

You remember many of the great faces that have appeared on our covers throughout the years, but do you recall the wonderful scenic views? We’re here to remind you of how lovely autumn can be and to ask the burning question, “What the heck happened to summer, anyway?” ... More

Swift Summer

Running with summer was a race Till, far from the familiar town, He comes upon an altered place Of green now turning, bronze to brown; ... More

Picking the Pumpkin

Johnny wants a jack-o’-lantern; Mama wants a pie. Here’s how to pick and preserve the perfect pumpkins for your fall festivities. ... More

Fall Family Gardens

Fall has arrived, and the kids are back in school. What better time to provide your children or grandchildren with a lesson in edible fall gardens. The whole family will enjoy planting (and eventually eating) fresh vegetables from your own backyard. ... More

2009 Fall Festivals

One of the best things about fall is the chance to enjoy the wide variety of festivals and celebrations taking place. Some pay tribute to the harvest, others celebrate cultural traditions, and still others are dedicated to Halloween. One thing in common? All are unique and fun. Here, we profile a sampling of fall’s unforgettable festivities. ... More

Notes from the Field

Anyone with a green thumb knows that mulching your beds is one of the best ways to ensure a healthy garden. An eco-friendly (and dollar-savvy) way to do so is to mulch with autumn leaves such as oak and maple. ... More