A canopy of trees in a forest in Prince Edward Island
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Vibrant colours of Fall
Every Fall, when nature puts on a fashion show sporting vibrant colours, it makes us want to escape into the great outdoors. As the temperatures tend to cool and the days get shorter, the amount of chlorophyll available for plants to synthesize food, becomes sparse as well. When this happens, the leaves of deciduous trees begin to loose the green pigment, exposing hues of yellow, orange and red.