Summertime already seems to be coming to a close. Many kids are headed back to school in the next few weeks, and ragweed pollen will soon fill the air. Mid-August represents the start of ragweed season, when this common weed begins to pollinate, resulting in misery for many allergy sufferers. Ragweed is a particularly common autumn pollinator in the Northeastern, Midwestern and Southern portions of the United States. Find out more about ragweed allergy, including how ragweed season could make you allergic to certain fruits, such as melons and bananas.