Aquilegia caerulea, Colorado Blue Columbine, Rocky Mountain Columbine

The human eye is instantly drawn to color. Different flower colors should be arranged in masses or groups to allow each color to be noticed.

The 2020 fall season technically commenced 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. As Tropical Storm Beta moved closer to making landfall, we actually received some noticeably cooler weather Saturday.

The arrival of cooler weather conditions of the fall season is a transitional time for Gulf Coast landscapes — especially after a warm and humid summer season.

Dr. William Johnson is a horticulturist with the Galveston County Office of Texas AgriLife Extension Service, The Texas A&M System. Visit his website at


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