Nothing is forever. Not last year's leaves, even if a tree is "evergreen." What that means for a Giant Sequoia is that their leaves do not last only a spring/summer/fall, but for a full year, plus a few months, and every fall they loose the leaves from the previous year.
Today while the Things I get to do today kept me safe and warm indoors as Nature assured us rather wildly with wind and rain that it was no longer summer, fall fell. Leafy needles everywhere. Brown/black earth turned gold-orange in a few hours.
|Nourishing itself with litter back into the soil|
Spring is sprung.
Fall is fell.
Summer is here,
And it hotter than