Tag: leaves

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...

Leaves Are Starting To Fall

UNITED STATES—Autumn is slow in getting here. Yes, as of last Sunday, it is now autumn. The date is determined by the equinox, so...

Herbs Are For All Seasons

UNITED STATES—There are only four seasons in which to grow herbs, but herbs are used for all sorts of seasonings. Most herbs are aromatic...

Colorful Foliage Fades Through Summer

UNITED STATES—Autumn foliar color is not the concern yet. It develops later as deciduous plants defoliate for winter. Purplish, reddish, yellowish, bluish or gray...

Fall For Colors Of Fall

UNITED STATES—Mild winter weather on the West Coast limits the choices for autumn color. So many of the trees, shrubs, vines and perennials that...

Falling Leaves Get Into Everything

UNITED STATES—Even if they had been clean since they were emptied out last winter, gutters (eaves-troughs) near deciduous trees will eventually need to be...

Leaves Are Starting To Fall

UNITED STATES—Autumn color is different every year. Sometimes, early and sudden cool weather after a mild summer promotes good foliar color that lingers longer...
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