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Everything you need to know about the fall season from the University of Illinois Extension
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Fall Back: The Science of Daylight Saving Time

Fall Back: The Science of Daylight Saving Time | The Miracle of Fall | Scoop.it

If colorful leaves and the occasional snowstorm weren't a sign that summer has slipped away, daylight saving time officially ends this Sunday.

 

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Mass. Lobsterman Finds Halloween-Themed Catch

Mass. Lobsterman Finds Halloween-Themed Catch | The Miracle of Fall | Scoop.it

Aquarium officials says the odds of a "split" orange-and-black lobster is one in 50 million...

 

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Spectacular Fall Foliage on View in the Eastern Sierra

Spectacular Fall Foliage on View in the Eastern Sierra | The Miracle of Fall | Scoop.it

Unlike vaunted New Hampshire or much-publicized Colorado, California keeps its fall colors past Halloween. Many years, they'll blast right through the holidays.

 

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'The Real Danger on Halloween': Kids Hit by Cars

'The Real Danger on Halloween': Kids Hit by Cars | The Miracle of Fall | Scoop.it

Safety experts have been telling parents for years that Halloween is the most dangerous night of the year for child pedestrians. But new data suggest teens face at least as much Halloween danger.

 

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When, Where to See Fall Foliage in Arkansas

When, Where to See Fall Foliage in Arkansas | The Miracle of Fall | Scoop.it

It's one of the most beloved times of the year in Arkansas. The state is soon to hit the prime time for fall foliage.

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Fall Foliage Photos from Northern Maryland

Fall Foliage Photos from Northern Maryland | The Miracle of Fall | Scoop.it

Cool nights and sun-filled days — a recipe for some excellent leaf peeping. This ideal weather pattern, for viewing foliage now into high color across northwestern parts of the D.C., area should continue for much or all of the rest of this week.

 

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Chicago Area Fall Color Walks

Chicago Area Fall Color Walks | The Miracle of Fall | Scoop.it

Above the Grove Portage Trail at the River Trail Nature Center in Northbrook, the canopy of trees was taxicab yellow. With the sun pouring down from above, the colors glowed.Beneath them, we walkers...

 

Chicago Tribune

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Tips on Overwintering Cannas

Learn how to prepare cannas for winter storage and use in next year's garden.

 

University of Illinois Extension

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Fall Colors at the Seattle Japanese Garden

Fall Colors at the Seattle Japanese Garden | The Miracle of Fall | Scoop.it

The foliage colors of the maple trees at the Seattle Japanese Garden are peaking in beautiful hues, and I photographed it Sunday, while Ken visited Monday morning. There is plenty of beauty to go around and it's always great to see the same place through two different sets of eyes.

 

Seattle Times

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The Foliage Network

The Foliage Network | The Miracle of Fall | Scoop.it

The source for accurate foliage information. Providing foliage reports for Northeast, Southeast and Midwest U.S.

 

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U.S. Apple Association: Educational Materials

U.S. Apple Association: Educational Materials | The Miracle of Fall | Scoop.it

USApple is the apple industry's voice on Capitol Hill and also provides consumers with the health benefits of apples and apple products.

 

U.S. Apple Association

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Fall Colors Won't Pack Usual Punch in Drought-Stricken Areas

Fall Colors Won't Pack Usual Punch in Drought-Stricken Areas | The Miracle of Fall | Scoop.it

Summer is over, but the drought that wilted corn fields and scorched lawns hasn’t stopped working its botanical abuse on trees this fall.

 

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The Fall Color Project 2012

The Fall Color Project 2012 | The Miracle of Fall | Scoop.it

Every year for the past 4 years Growing The Home Garden has hosted the Fall Color Project and now the leaves of the sassafras trees, the golden rod and cooler weather are telling me that its time to begin with the 5th year of The Fall Color Project!

 

Growing The Home Garden: Gardening in the Home Landscape

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Prepare Now for Spring Gardening

Prepare Now for Spring Gardening | The Miracle of Fall | Scoop.it

“Fall may end this year's gardening season, but it is the perfect time to begin preparations for next year,” explained Martha Smith. “Taking care of a few details now means fewer chores, pests, and problems next spring.”

 

ACES News :: College of ACES, University of Illinois

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Arkansas Fall Foliage Guide

Arkansas Fall Foliage Guide | The Miracle of Fall | Scoop.it

Embark on a fall color tour in The Natural State and enjoy breathtaking views of stunningly vibrant landscapes in one of America's most picturesque autumn destinations.

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Chicago Area: Colors of Autumn

Chicago Area: Colors of Autumn | The Miracle of Fall | Scoop.it

The Chicago area is awash with fall color. The transformation of fall foliage is a progressive event.

 

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Georgia's Best Fall Foliage

Georgia's Best Fall Foliage | The Miracle of Fall | Scoop.it

This is the last weekend of Daylight Saving Time, so get out and enjoy the beautiful fall foliage before the shorter days arrive.

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Tips on Overwintering Geraniums

Extension horticulturist Greg Stack demonstrates how you can overwinter your geraniums - either as cuttings or bareroot -- for use in next year's garden.

 

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1940: Burning the Autumn Leaves in Norwich, Connecticut

1940: Burning the Autumn Leaves in Norwich, Connecticut | The Miracle of Fall | Scoop.it

Delano, Jack,, photographer. Burning the autumn leaves in Norwich, Connecticut 1940 Nov. 1

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Best Places to See Fall Leaves in Chicagoland, In the City and Beyond

Best Places to See Fall Leaves in Chicagoland, In the City and Beyond | The Miracle of Fall | Scoop.it

“If I were a bird, I would fly about the earth seeking successive autumns.” Fine words, from the fine English novelist George Eliot (who was in fact a woman, Mary Anne Evans).

 

ChicagoNow: Chicagoland Outdoors

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