Long before you could ever go out and plant annuals in the spring, fall-planted pansies are already in full bloom!
By planting pansies now, while you can still get a trowel in the ground, you’ll get to see pansies blooming on those sunny days in February just when you’re wondering if spring will ever come.
As you clean up your garden for the winter, clean out every place where you planted impatiens this year to prevent the spread of downy mildew.
When you’re cleaning up your garden this fall, be careful where you put plants that had a disease.
Even though fall has arrived, all is not lost in your garden. Plants that hate the heat and thrive in the cooler seasons are happy to be back in your garden – and on your table once again – come September.
Somehow, chrysanthemums became the official flower of fall and I’m not sure why – since mums aren’t American at all, and American asters have just as much to offer!
What are you doing this Saturday? That’s when the Hardy Plant Society is holding their Fall Gardener’s Market in Valley Forge.
This is the time to plant bulbs that will bloom come spring. And if you plant a lot in one place, you only have to dig one hole.
Phlox is a perennial plant which disappears in winter.
As summer wears out and plants go to seed, you may not think the browning flowers on your Echinacea plants are very pretty, but lots of birds sure find them attractive.
This Saturday, August 20th, the Hardy Plant Society is holding its Fall Gardener’s Market at the Freedoms Foundation near Valley Forge.
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