Through the Seasons at the Morton Arboretum: Then and Now (November)
"While November depends to a great extent upon the persistence of October's foliage and fruit attractions, there are several events of horticultural interest characteristic of this month alone."
The entry for November in Through the Seasons at the Morton Arboretum is noticeably short - and from my excursions to the Arboretum over the past few weeks, I’d have to agree with my grandfather’s assessment that most of the month’s color and form comes from trees that began to turn in October.
Being able to experience fall color first-hand is one of the joys of living in a climate with such defined seasons. The Arboretum certainly wears its autumn palette well, and my grandfather had some thoughts about how to plant landscapes and gardens of all kinds to best take advantage of this time of year: