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    No Fall Colors

    The trees are not changing colors here in Iowa. It's the middle of October and it should be the peak of the red, gold and orange leaves.

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    Global Warming = Colorful Fall Foliage for Christmas!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyLowe97 View Post
    Global Warming = Colorful Fall Foliage for Christmas!
    Funny...I thought it meant I could grow bananas and coconuts in my back yard
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    We have noticed around here in KC also. I am guessing the April freeze we had coupled with the last summer dry spell took it out on the trees. It appears around here that the trees are just dropping their leaves, or they are just turning brown.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyLowe97 View Post
    Global Warming = Colorful Fall Foliage for Christmas!
    Damn those cow farts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KingTermite View Post
    Damn those cow farts.
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    lack of rain. The leaves are dying instead

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    Quote Originally Posted by austropithicus View Post
    The trees are not changing colors here in Iowa. It's the middle of October and it should be the peak of the red, gold and orange leaves.
    they are just starting here in my town, if I look out my yard, they are still all green except for one.

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    We were at our peak about a week ago. Now they're starting to turn a little brown.

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    You think that's screwed up? The plants are just starting to bloom here!

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    A lot of the trees around here are birches, and their leaves just turn yellow over a few days and fall off, without much ceremony. Conifers are probably the most common in the area, and they, of course, don't change at all...

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136
    You think that's screwed up? The plants are just starting to bloom here!
    Whada expect.... California. Ha!

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    Not a tree has changed color yet here in OK either. Did this last year too. Last year I thought it was the drought but we've had record rainfall this year.

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    All of our stuff is on the ground.

    Your trees are gansta trippin.
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    Here ya go:


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    Quote Originally Posted by SoonerBent View Post
    Not a tree has changed color yet here in OK either. Did this last year too. Last year I thought it was the drought but we've had record rainfall this year.
    It happens. When I was growing up in the mountains in Arizona they said that the weather caused it... if we had a mild fall, we'd have crappy fall color. They said it takes a good freeze to really get the colors going.
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    Quote Originally Posted by austropithicus View Post
    The trees are not changing colors here in Iowa. It's the middle of October and it should be the peak of the red, gold and orange leaves.
    Same issue here, "Ice Age" must be coming soon LOL.
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