Posts Tagged ‘fall’

by Suzanne French Dotted throughout the garden hydrangeas provide delightful pockets of color among the lush expanses of summer green. For the past three months, they have dazzled us with their pink, blue, purple and white blooms. But with the season waning their mopheads, lacecaps and panicles have all but faded away. Even Hydrangea macrophylla […]

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“… a mature, healthy tree can have 200,000 leaves. During 60 years of life, such a tree would grow and shed 3,600 pounds of leaves, returning about 70% of their nutrients to the soil.” Wisconsin County Forests webpage   Think about how many millions of leaves will be gathered here at Winterthur and in the […]

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