Why You Should Be Planting Milkweed This Year In Fairfield
There are a number of reasons why the Monarch population is crashing – deforestation of their overwintering sites in Mexico and California ... to eat only the leaves of milkweeds (Asclepias species) which are their “larval host plants.”
Room to Grow: Fall webworms hanging around
Healthy trees can usually stand the loss of almost all their leaves and still live. This is true of most deciduous trees (trees that lose their leaves in the fall) but not needled ... need to hire a tree service to do this, particularly since the ...
Fall color: Why California (yes, California) has the best autumn display in the nation
They're missing their dose of autumn color. That means it's time to stamp our feet and reprise our seasonal reminder: We do too have fall color in California ... trees (aka "exotics") provide lots of close-to-home color. Keep an eye out for the leaves ...
Why do leaves fall from trees in fall--and can they keep hanging on?
causing leaves, et al, to fall off. But they in the dark about what triggered the release of these chemicals. Walker believes that the process is the same one that causes trees to lose their leaves. "We're presuming that those molecular components are ...
Why Do Leaves Fall in Autumn?
Even when the trees live in a wet climate, with an abundant snowfall and rainfall during the autumn, they will suffer from thirst. Cold provokes what is called physiological drought. The absorption forces do not ... trees will lose their leaves even ...