Autumn

“Fool’s autumn colour is … caused by trees still struggling to cope with a dry summer. They wilt and drop their leaves early to save water.” (http://www.woodlandtrust.presscentre.com/News-Releases/Scotland-set-for-two-autumns-f77.aspx)

Please be emotionally sensitive if you encounter a tree suffering from premature autumnulation.

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Bonkers

“There is a fear that if the [leaf miner] insect damages the foliage and weakens the [horse chestnut] tree sufficiently, it may reduce the trees’ resistance to disease, therefore they could suffer more from the bleeding canker disease.” (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23490686)

Keep your hands off my bleeding conkers (Exhibitionism).