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Why Do Leaves Change Color During Fall In Upstate New York?

There is so much beauty in Upstate New York, but one thing that sets us apart from other regions is the amazing fall foliage. Each year the trees go from green to shades of orange, yellow, and red. It's a sign that summer has officially ended, and colder weather is on the way. It's the "bitter-sweet" season!

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How To Pick Apples Correctly

Time to pull out the bushel baskets for some apple picking. Did you know there's a proper way to harvest apples?

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2016 New York State Fall Foliage Report

Autumn is a beautiful time of year in the Empire State. If you're planning on taking a road trip to check out the scenery, this guide will be of assistance. 

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The Ultimate Autumn Debate – Apples or Pumpkins?

The fall season in Central New York is always incredible. We have some of the best areas to leaf peep all the foliage, but more importantly our apples and pumpkins grow here perfectly. Two of the best pies around the Thanksgiving table are no doubt apple and pumpkin. Which fall flavor is the best? This debate dates back to the days of the pilgrims, and we're on a mission to finally find out.

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The Top 5 Reasons to Look Forward to Fall [Video]

Today marks the first day of Fall! Some people look at this season as the black sheep of the four seasons, and that is just unfair. There are so many reasons why autumn is an amazing time of year, but here are the Top 5!

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The Top 5 Places to Get Apples in Central New York

Summer may be almost over, but that just means Fall is coming up and that means delicious, in-season, New York apples! There are many local options for getting this incredible autumn edible, but which among them are the best? Here are at least the Top 5!

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‘Leaf Peeping’ Season On The Way In Central NY And Adirondacks

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There's no place like home (central New York and the Adirondacks) for the fall foliage season. I have friends who live in Florida that come up to the Utica-Rome area in late September/early October just for the color change...

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It’s Apple Season In Central New York [VIDEO]

One of the best parts of atumn in central New York is that apples are in season. As you probably know, New York State apples are just about the best in the world.

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Autumn Arrives This Afternoon

Kiss the "Frog Days Of Summer"goodbye, as autumn officially arrives this afternoon at 4:44 p.m. At that time, the autumnal equinox takes place. The what?

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What To Look For In A Leaf Blower

If you're one of those high-tech households, you probably already own a leaf blower. At the Greg "Splashin'" McShea estate, we rake leaves the old-fashioned way, by bamboo rake.  Raking leaves is the gift that keeps on giving. You rake the leaves into the road on Tuesday, and they blow back onto your front lawn on Wednesday. So, if you've had it and are ready to buy a leaf blower, there are some things you should think about before buying one.

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It’s The Autumnal Equinox Charlie Brown

The "Frog Days of Fall" began today at 5:05 a.m., or technically known as the autumnal equinox. Autumn is my favorite season...apples, football, Halloween, and The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown TV Special.

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