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Fall color in the garden

Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy talk about keeping color in the garden into autumn. Amy has tips for what to include in next year's summer and early fall flower gardens.  Go to full article

Fall colors on the eve of autumn

The autumn equinox occurs at 12:03 am Saturday. Bright fall colors are starting to dominate the Adirondack landscape. Todd Moe chats with Raquette Lake resident Jackie Hornstein for a fall foliage update.  Go to full article

Fall bulbs bring spring colors

Besides the harvest and cleaning up the garden this autumn, horticulturist Amy Ivy has some tips on planting fall bulbs.  Go to full article

Trees starting to show fall color

It's mid September and the foliage is starting to lose its green and fall colors are starting to emerge in parts of the North Country. Todd Moe talks with Jim Carroll, of Tupper Lake. He and his wife are fall foliage spotters in the Adirondacks for the state tourism office.  Go to full article

In-Between Time in the Garden

It's colder, but not too cold from some yard and garden work. Amy Ivy has some ideas.  Go to full article

Farmers Deal With More Rain

Farmers across the state are enduring one of the wettest Octobers on record. It should be a busy time on farms. But this fall, crops from soybeans to onions are still left in soggy fields. Gregory Warner spoke with agronomist Pete Barney of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County. He said there are some bright spots, and lots of problems.  Go to full article

"Leaf Peepers" Keep an Eye on Fall Colors

The North Country's colorful fall foliage continues its somewhat slower progression this season. A warm spell this month has resulted in a slower than usual change in the leaves, with near-peak colors expected to make their first appearance this weekend in some of the higher elevations of the Adirondacks. Todd Moe talks with Jim Carroll, of Tupper Lake, who is an official state "leaf peeper." He and his wife file weekly fall color reports from their living room window to the tourism office in Albany.  Go to full article

Autumn Chores: Winterizing the Lawn

Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy talk about giving the lawn that extra boost it needs to make it through the winter months. Cool-season grasses especially need a fall feeding to get ready for next spring.  Go to full article
At work far from home
At work far from home

For Jamaican Apple Pickers, Hurricane Ivan Hit Home

One month ago, Hurricane Ivan slammed into the island of Jamaica, ripping apart houses and knocking out phone lines and electricity. The storm hit just as hundreds of Jamaican workers were arriving in the Champlain Valley to help with the fall apple harvest. These last weeks, the men have struggled to support their families while far from home. As Brian Mann reports, this has been a season of worry, but also a season of faith.

Hurricane Ivan Relief Fund: Donations can be sent to Peru Community Church, PO Box 38, Peru, NY 12972. Make checks payable to church, but specify that funds are meant for Ivan relief.  Go to full article
Apparent sun-track during equinox
Apparent sun-track during equinox

September Star Trekking?Morning Planets & the Autumnal Equinox

Martha Foley talks with St. Lawrence University astronomer Aileen O'Donoghue about some of the highlights of the late summer and early autumn sky. Morning is the time to find planets. Venus and Saturn are easily visible and are putting on a predawn show in the eastern sky.  Go to full article

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