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Posted: October 11, 2021

In this IndyStar article, Mike Volz from Davey's Indianapolis office talks about why some trees are dropping their leaves early and how you can help them out.

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Anyone else head outside in the morning and scratch their head at where all the leaves came from? Did anyone else spend this past weekend raking leaves, feeling like you had to break out the garden tools a little earlier than last year? 

Just two weeks into fall and nearly a month before the city of Indianapolis usually begins its fall leaf collection, Central Indiana is seeing leaves drop all over the place. As Hoosiers anxiously await for fall colors of red, orange and yellow to take over the canopy, the only hues many are seeing are shades of dull green and brown. On the ground. 

With that said, the question on many people’s minds becomes: Am I going crazy or are the leaves dropping early — and, if so, why? 

To read Mike's advice, click here

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