Tag: fall leaves

The Silhouette of November

In dreary days of November leaves do rustle, branches tremble. Cold, dark fingers across the sky. Their colours drained, all vibrance awry. Winds of change pushed, blown in hard fair winged creatures flit and tremble, scarred. Flee from winter! Escape the dark, unless you’re rooted planted firm in park. Strip away all covers, lay bare… Read more »

Fall Leaf Colours

No one can deny that Autumn is a colourful time of year in this part of Canada and the eastern US. As deciduous trees get ready for the coming winter, their chlorophyll¬†production ceases and the green slowly leaches out of a¬†tree’s leaves. As the green disappears, the other colours in the leaves become present. These… Read more »

Ready for the Rake: Leaf Cleanup in London

It’s that time of year again. The beautiful colours in the trees are slowly disappearing. The vibrant red, orange, and yellow leaves are slipping from the trees they have called home and are drifting on the breeze. Right onto your lawn. Is your leaf blower gassed up? Better get at it. Its time to fire… Read more »

Leaves: A Gift From The Trees

Last weekend was a brilliant one. The sun shone with not a cloud in the sky and daytime temperatures were reminiscent of any great summer day. I am sure there were more than a few of you who stepped into the garden to take advantage of the warm weather, by starting your garden clean up…. Read more »