Tag: leaves

Evergreen Tendencies Are No Mistake

UNITED STATES—Evergreen plants retain foliage throughout the year. Deciduous plants defoliate for part of the year. That is the simplest explanation. The various reasons...

Gutters Collect Falling Autumn Leaves

UNITED STATES—Autumn is also fall for a reason. It is the season during which most deciduous foliage will fall. Some deciduous trees that lack...

Fall Color To Fall For This ‘Autumn’

UNITED STATES—Autumn is also fall here. Actually, 'fall' is the more popular name. It had been the popular name in England during the Sixteenth...

Autumn Color From Deciduous Foliage

UNITED STATES—Autumn does not get cool enough locally to prevent everything from blooming. A few plants can bloom sporadically all year except only during...

Deciduous Trees Defoliate Through Autumn

UNITED STATES—September 22 was the equinox. Here in the Northern Hemisphere, days will get slightly shorter as nights will get slightly longer. The intensity...

Fall Is Here People!

UNITED STATES—This might be only me, but I am so glad that summer is over and fall has arrived. I love fall and I...

Evergreen Trees Drop Leaves Too

UNITED STATES—As the deciduous trees that will soon be coloring for autumn defoliate for winter, the evergreen trees will become more prominent. Some evergreen...

Colorful Foliage Needs No Bloom

UNITED STATES—There is no shortage of color for the garden here in our mild climates. If we want to, we can grow various flowers...

Raking Leaves Is No Fun!

UNITED STATES—There is one thing that I never look forward to in the fall. Any guesses America? It’s raking leaves. Yes, this does depend...

Fall Color Is More Foliar

UNITED STATES—As zinnias, petunias, cosmos and other warm season annuals fade in the cooling weather, we might add a few chrysanthemums or marigolds for...
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