Oh how we love the cotton. This is a picture of our front lawn in July. There is no way of escaping the cotton. It falls from the end of June to the first of August. What a mess. The trees are great because the create so much shade for us in the hot summers but really is it worth the clean up. As soon as the lawn is mowed and clean the next day Bright white all over again. But the kids sure like to think that it snows all year round.