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Jim Carroll's photos at Bog River Falls of the fall foliage
Jim Carroll's photos at Bog River Falls of the fall foliage

Fall colors emerge

Trees across the North Country and Vermont are showing their fall colors. Foliage season only lasts a few weeks in late September and early October. Jim Carroll and his wife Gina are volunteer "leaf peepers" in Tupper Lake. Todd Moe spoke with Jim about the vivid and varied colors this week.  Go to full article

Fall garden chores include planting

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about mid-September garden tasks that include picking, cleaning up and planting.  Go to full article

Commentary: The economics of early fall color

They're like a banner announcing the change of season -- the occasional spray of vivid red leaves along the roadside or the water's edge. They DO foreshadow the color change to come. But why so early? Commentator, and arborist, Paul Hetzler lives in St. Lawrence County. he says it has to do with the tree's balance sheet, as well as the time of year.  Go to full article

Late fall garden chores

Before winter's snow, there's still time to prep garden soil for next year's growing season. Horticulturist Amy Ivy has some tips.  Go to full article

Bringing the garden indoors

Horticulturist Amy Ivy has some tips for bringing garden plants inside for the winter.  Go to full article

Final chance for fall garden chores?

Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy chat about some last-minute garden and lawn chores before winter - garlic bulbs, garden clean-up and lawn care.  Go to full article

Getting the garden ready for winter

Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy talk about prepping the yard and garden for winter's ice, snow and cold.  Go to full article
Deer tick
Deer tick

Hunters urged to watch for deer ticks

With the regular deer season opening up this weekend, the Jefferson County Public Health Department is urging hunters to be careful about deer ticks carrying lyme disease. Todd Moe has more.  Go to full article

Pumpkin patches, alive and well

Full moon, clear skies, and hard frosts behind us, Martha Foley and Amy Ivy talk about the big star of the gardening season: the pumpkin.  Go to full article

Peak fall colors arrive

It's late September and colorful peak fall foliage is expected in parts of the North Country this weekend. 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

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