Fall Blooming Flowers

Fall Blooming Flowers

Why should spring gardens get all the attention? There’s more to a stunning garden than spring tulips and early arrivals. For a garden that can be enjoyed well into the autumn, consider adding some of these fall flowers to your list of favorites.   Aster,...
Fall Flowers – A Splash of Color

Fall Flowers – A Splash of Color

Mums are the typical go-to plant for a splash of color late in the season but how about mixing it up a bit? Here are some wonderful, not-so-common examples of fall flowers that also provide great winter color. (Specific, as always, to our zone 7 climate) Hellebores...
Containers, Pots and Plant Boxes

Containers, Pots and Plant Boxes

Container gardening is a great way to add a focal point, interest, height and layers, color and texture to your garden throughout the growing season. During the winter, however, proper storage is necessary to extend the useful life of your pots.   After clearing...
Try These Bulbs for a Color Explosion

Try These Bulbs for a Color Explosion

Planting bulbs is a job for crisp, sunny fall days. All spring-flowering bulbs need a period of cold to flower well. The trick to growing large healthy flowering bulbs is to prepare the soil well at planting.  A rich well draining soil with a balanced pH will fuel...
Fall Guide For Planting Trees

Fall Guide For Planting Trees

  Many people think of the spring time and all its’ new growth as the time to plant trees and shrubs. The truth is, the ideal time to plant trees is during the dormant period in the fall, right after the leaves have fallen. This is when they will take root...
The Benefits of Fall Fertilization

The Benefits of Fall Fertilization

It’s hard to overstate how important it is to fertilize your lawn, trees and shrubs, especially during the fall. Most of the plants in your landscape will soon be shifting into dormancy, with top growth slowing down or stopping altogether. Underground, however,...