Nifty Tidbits

Nifty Tidbits

Originally printed in the Nov. 13, 2002 edition of the Illinois Valley News

Plants need to prepare for winter and there are many methods by which this is accomplished. Many of our local native plants, such as oaks and maples are triggered into this process by changing amounts of daylight. As the nights get longer and the days are shortened, no matter what the temperature, the plants begin . . .