Perennials need the wetter weather and cooler nighttime temperatures in fall to focus their energy on establishing roots. While annuals like impatiens and begonias bloom for just one season, perennials will die back in winter and return in spring.
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Plant mums, pansies and more for gorgeous fall flowers and color all season long and beyond.
Try mums and asters in your fall display this year. Get more life from the these colorful plants when you put them in the ground at the end of the season. We’ll tell you how to plant mums and asters in your garden.
Try making this farmhouse style moss cone that holds flowers and can hang on your porch or front door.
Bring the warmth of orange to your container gardens this fall with these inspirational ideas.
Create a home in your garden for colorful perennial mums. They’ll return year after year.
This Thanksgiving, take your cue from autumn’s colors and decorate with natural elements in shades of gold, red, orange and brown.
Bring autumn to the table with centerpieces featuring the season’s best flowers, succulents and more.
To encourage mums and poinsettias to branch and produce more flowers, you’ll need to pinch and remove the growing tip of every stem.
Refresh played-out summer containers with fall flowers and foliage following the thriller-filler-spiller formula.
Tie up a pretty package of fall blooms wrapped in rustic burlap.
Create tins wrapped in burlap with fun stenciled words or designs. Fill the tins with your favorite flowers for a decorative fall display.