The air is getting colder and we can see and smell fall just around the corner. With the change of season, the plants that grew so well over the spring and summer are now starting to make preparations against winter’s cold breath.

The trees are dropping their leaves: the ‘factories’ that produced new growth, another ring on the tree. The flowers are using their last energy to ripen the seeds for next year’s plants. We see the lush summer, the green landscape, slowly change to the rich fall shades of red, yellow and brown. (more…)