Add Some Fall Color to Your Landscape

By Nancy Penrose During photosynthesis, trees use sunlight to convert water and carbon dioxide into sugar (food). As autumn approaches, the sunlight begins to decrease and temperatures start to drop. In preparation for its winter rest, the tree’s photosynthesis...

How Trees Grow

By Nancy Penrose Trees pass through many stages as they grow. If a tree starts its life as a seed, it will initially grow a short stem. Most of its energy will be used to continue the growing process. Young trees are typically small and thin. During this early period...