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Fall It is a term that has its origin in the Latin word autumnus. The concept allows naming the station which, according to astronomy, it begins with the autumnal equinox and extends to the winter solstice .

At southern hemisphere , autumn begins on March 21st and ends the June 21 When winter starts At North Hemisphere , on the other hand, autumn covers September 21st to the December 21 . The order of the seasons is as follows: autumn-winter-spring-summer, a cycle It is repeated all over the planet.

Autumn is characterized by leaf fall of those trees that are part of the deciduous group. Trees of this type, unlike perennials, renew their leaves every year. With the arrival of autumn, therefore, the leaves acquire a yellowish or brownish color and fall to the I usually Once they are dry. During winter, deciduous trees remain "Naked" and just show their foliage again in the spring.

Although its characteristics vary according to the geographical region, it is usual that, in the fall, temperatures fall with respect to the summer , reaching the lowest levels of the year in the winter.

On a symbolic level, autumn is associated with the maturity or at sunset of life . For example: “I never thought that, in the autumn of my existence, I would fall in love again”, "The singer knows that he is traveling the autumn of his career and wishes to retire with one last tour", “I am at my best, there is still time for autumn to come and the stage resting ”.

Fall flowers

Although the time of the year associated with the maximum splendor of nature is usually spring, there is a great variety of flowers that resist even autumn. Although the temperature and the rains begin, the color of the garden should not disappear if the right flowers are chosen, some of which are presented below:

* Aster : It is a perennial herb that has a great resemblance to the daisy. At first glance, it has an appearance similar to that of a star (something that anticipates its name, in Latin). Its flowering takes place during the end of summer and the beginning of autumn, and exists in more than 200 varieties, with endless shapes and colors. The care you require is constant and full irrigation Sun ;

* Bignonia : It is a climbing bush with beautiful orange and reddish flowers, which can reach 10 meters high and appears in late summer. It is important to note that if they are used seeds , the waiting time before the first blooms can be four years. They are very resistant flowers at low temperatures and easily adapt to any type of soil, but require frequent watering, full sun and periodic fertilization;

* Chrysanthemum : It is an autumn flower from Asia. Its shape is similar to that of the daisy and enjoys a worldwide popularity thanks to its beauty and its color, both ideal qualities to give lifetime to the garden during the months typically sepias. Chrysanthemum is very easy to grow, and only requires temperate temperatures, frequent watering, full sun and fertilizer every fortnight;

* Crocus : This flower is usually planted both in gardens and in pots, given its small size, which makes it very versatile as a decorative element. It is a perennial bulbous that does not require much care beyond watering and sun exposure, and offers a beautiful color with yellow and purple tones, easily combined with the colors of many other species.

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