Fall already?

lazyweeder(z4 MN)August 6, 2007

I noticed a couple of weeks ago the sumac was turning red near my house. Yesterday I noticed some of the trees turning yellow. Guess the drought must being having an effect on them. I'm not ready for fall quite yet.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
jel48(Z4 Michigan)

I don't think we should even be talking about it yet......
Shhhhh.... Maybe if we ignore it, it'll go away.

    Bookmark   August 6, 2007 at 3:34PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
leftwood(z4a MN)

Definitely the drought. No indications of an early fall by temperature.

    Bookmark   August 6, 2007 at 6:36PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
adamterrie(4)

My backyard is covered with leaves that have been falling from a large cottonwood tree due to the lack of rain. Yesterday I was sitting in my backyard counting the leaves as they floated down to the ground (it was a pretty lazy Sunday for awhile there). It looks very "fallish" back there . . .

    Bookmark   August 6, 2007 at 7:17PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
deweymn(z4mnstpaul)

Counting leaves, that's a new one. Best get busy doing some weeding and put your mind to good use.

I think summer, the glass is half full, not half empty.

Fall can wait.......I know what follows it......

    Bookmark   August 7, 2007 at 7:55AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
twohuskies(z4A Mpls, MN)

Over the weekend I was driving through Apple Valley and noticed some kids in the front yard of a house raking all the leaves that had fallen. At first I thought how nice it was that the kids were outside playing -- then it hit me that trees should NOT be dropping all their leaves this time of year!! Scary...

    Bookmark   August 7, 2007 at 11:20AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
nettie1

We have lost the leaves on the boxelders and horse chestnut. I could rake but at this point the leaves may be acting as mulch so I'm leaving them in place.

    Bookmark   August 10, 2007 at 2:06PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
clivia
I have a huge yellow clivia for free
lonemuchow
What's the productive lifespan of Zuchinni and Squash in MN?
I'm working in a community garden and of course there...
srj19
apple trees
What should you do to keep apples from insects when...
andrew414141
Favorite hardy roses
I want to add another rose to my garden, so I'd love...
stpaulite
Minnesota Apples
Photo shows what I harvested today from the orchard...
soilent_green
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™