The vibrant colors of autumn leaves is one of the best parts of the fall season, but why exactly do trees put on this colorful display each year? Today we’re exploring the scientific reasons behind one of nature’s most gorgeous phenomena. Preparing for winter As the weather … [Read more...] about Why do leaves change color in the fall?
Beautiful changing leaves are one of autumn’s greatest gifts, but raking those leaves up once they hit the ground is not as fun. However, these raked leaves hold underappreciated benefits. Rather than sending them to the green waste can this year, put them to good use with these … [Read more...] about Got leaves? 3 Eco-friendly ways to put them to good use
As we get deeper into autumn, trees are losing their verdant leafage and are putting on a more vibrant, fiery coat. Light, temperature, and many other variables make it difficult to estimate precisely when fall colors will peak, but this interactive map makes an admirable effort … [Read more...] about The color spectrum of autumn’s foliage in one map