Leaves Already Changing Color A Sign Of Drought, Not Early FallHave you seen them yet? Some trees and shrubs in the Chicago area have been changing colors, a month before the official start of autumn. We got to wondering if this is an early sign of fall, or a sign of trouble.
Hot, Dry Weather Putting Stress On Local PlantsChicago’s hot, dry weather already has some trees and shrubs showing fall colors at the Morton Arboretum.