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How to Grow: Fall Foliage

Every year I delight in the changing colors of the maples, ash, poplar and other deciduous trees. But this year we've had enough moisture that the leaves have held on longer and some bright, sunny days and chilly nights that help stimulate the color change. Deciduous leaves change color when the chlorophyll drains from the leaves revealing the other color pigments that have been covered by the green all summer. While we can't rival Mother Nature in our garden for a fall foliage display, we can augment what she does. There are many native...

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