Fall Gardening

Fall Gardening

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10 Tips for a Thorough Fall Garden Cleanup

Whether your live in an area where the leaves keep falling, or it just starts to cool off as winter approaches, your garden will benefit from the care you give it now. Not only...

How to Prepare a Cold Frame for Fall

A cold frame is a means to give tender plants a gentler dormancy through the winter months. It will extend the life of a heartier plant to produce a longer growing season. They are...

Beautiful Fall Bulbs: What We’ll Be Planting This September

We've covered the best way to get your bulbs planted in autumn for a spring crop. Now we consider what to actually plant. Fortunately, there's a technicolor display of gorgeous flowers to choose from....

Top 7 Flowers That Grow in the Fall

Bloom blooms everywhere The fall foliage is such a beautiful sight, and the smell is even better. We always had flowers year-round, because my grandmother had such an amazing green thumb. Her love for flowers...

Planting Fall Bulbs: When To Do It (and How To Do It Right)

Already anxious to see some new blooms? We know that feeling, so we're already making our plans to put in our fall bulbs. We take a lot of comfort in knowing those little guys...

Pruning Raspberries for Early Fall

There's a lot more debate to pruning raspberries than is really necessary--especially when we talk about pruning them in the fall. A lot of the confusion is caused by people not know what kind...
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September is Lawn Season: Choosing Seeds

We're still working on our new lawn for September, and glad to be looking back at the challenge of choosing our seeds. It seems like something we're constantly having to go back and learn....

September is Lawn Season: Planting Seeds [One in a Series]

We're still excited about concentrating on our lawn for September, and we're going to proceed as if we've settled the seeds vs. sodding debate. We're going with seeding. That's still some territory to cover...

September is Lawn Season: Sodding vs. Seeding! [One in a Series]

September is kind of like Christmas for gardening folks who also have big suburban dreams. That's because September is the ideal time for working on a lawn. It's also good timing, in that you...
perennials

Meeting the Needs of Your Fall Blooming Perennials

Meeting the fertilizer needs of your fall blooming perennials doesn’t have to be a mystery. There is a right way to do it that will produce healthy, full blooms and keep your plants thriving...
cabbage

Late Cabbage: Getting It In the Ground for Winter

Cabbage is a great crop to plant late-season. Southern states can go ahead and plant in late August, for example. Cabbage feeds off the nutrients already in the soil but it won't get “overfed.”...
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Five Things Professional Landscapers Do To Their Yards Every Fall

Doing fall work on your yard prepares it to rest for the winter, and allows it to grow even better next spring. Most of us are just thankful to see that last cutting done...
Fall Harvest

Keeping An Eye On Your Fall Harvest

Having been overloaded with the abundant amount of tomatoes and cucumbers that have matured, what seems like all at once over the last month, there is little time to spare in getting ready for...
wisteria

5 Deer Resistant Vines For Fall Planting

Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station has a list, which is accessible on their site, of hundreds of plant species that may deter deer from eating and damaging them. That list of deer resistant...

The Ultimate Fall Cleanup Guide

The cool weather is beginning to take over and you can feel the change in the air. It's time for all those fun winter holidays that get you excited and your heart pumping, but...
Plants to Grow in October

The Best Plants to Grow in October

When we think of ideal planting times, spring instantly pops to mind first. Although spring is a prime time to plant, fall, specifically October, offers some distinct benefits for planting flowers and plants. For...
Garden in Autumn

Can I Still Garden in Autumn Months?

The days are now shorter and cooler, and many people believe that there isn't much more to do in their gardens until the spring. No need to neglect your garden in autumn months. There...

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