Fall Color

19 10, 2009

Why Do Leaves Changes Color in the Fall?

By |2018-02-19T16:01:31-06:00October 19th, 2009|Landscaping, Seasonal Color|0 Comments

We all enjoy the colors of autumn leaves, delighting in their ephemeral beauty, knowing that all too soon their leaves will drop and winter will be here. Have you ever wondered why leaves change color? Plant leaves contain pigments that give them their color. The three primary pigments in a plant leaf are chlorophyll (which gives [...]

14 09, 2009

Autumn is Great for Landscaping

By |2018-08-30T11:41:49-06:00September 14th, 2009|Fall, Landscaping, Paving and Hardscaping, Plants, Seasonal Color|0 Comments

Along with the milder temperatures and beauty of fall comes an excellent opportunity for landscaping for your yard. The cooler weather is a signal for plants to stop growing new shoots and leaves above ground, but not below. Trees and shubs continue to extend their root systems, making fall an ideal time to plant. [...]