Early snowfalls are magical to many of us, and maddening to others, but they often bring surprising sights in the garden.
When you’re sweeping up, it’s tempting to just whisk whatever debris is lying there into the closest garden bed. Don’t.
Clean out your pots and put them in a sheltered area to keep them from freezing…and thawing…and cracking this winter.
Fall’s a good time for planting and transplanting, and digging out plants that are in the wrong place.
If you dig dahlias, better dig them up.
Waiting until Spring to clean up your garden will give feathered and furry friends in your yard a place to find cover through the winter.
Anything newly-planted this year – including trees, shrubs, and perennials – needs regular deep watering until they can grow long roots.
If you’ve got plants in your yard that would be better off somewhere else, now’s the time to move them.
It’s time to save seeds from your favorite flowers so you won’t have to buy them next year
Even though it’s fun to buy plants in the spring, when so many trees and shrubs flirt with you by being in bloom, Fall is a much better time to put things in the ground.
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Fall Festival, this Saturday at the Navy Yard, offers seasonal fun for the whole family.
As flowers die back, many turn into bare brown knobs atop dry tan stems. Not much to look at but birds see it as a buffet.
If your big leaf hydrangeas didn’t bloom much this year, after the long winter, what you can do this fall to have more hydrangea flowers next summer is plant our native hydrangeas.
There are plenty of foods you can plant now, to harvest all through autumn and even into December
Commercial landscapers are pulling perfectly good plantings in preparation for the first frost but it seems so cold!