fall color

A front row seat on nature’s big show

There are glimpses of reds and yellows through the greens right now. But the show is just beginning. In a few weeks, the foothills will be ablaze with fall color. In fact the cha ...

Ask the master gardener: Variety of factors can bring early fall color

Question: Why did one of my trees turn color early this year? Answer: Trees turn color for a variety of reasons. As the days shorten, they go through a number of stages leading t ...

Auburn foliage ablaze in fall colors

Fall in the foothills is beautiful thanks in large part to some serious color changes occurring to trees, including Chinese Pistache, Ginkgo and American Sweetgum. “Auburn has m ...

Ask the Master Gardeners: Drought possible culprit for early leaf color change

Question: Why did one of my trees turn color early this year? Answer: Trees turn color for a variety of reasons. As the days shorten, they go through a number of stages leading to ...