In the landscape, when leaves turn red, yellow, purple, and our favorite, orange, it’s a response to changes in temperature and increasingly longer nights. Plants receive this signal and stop producing food, causing the chlorophyll in the leaves to break down. Be inspired by the fall leaf palette and create your own rustic whiskey barrel garden.
Opt-in to mobile texts to receive money-saving, project-inspiring alerts. Redeemed in stores only.
Weekly Gardening Tips for Your Area
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.
Succulents enjoy their alone time. Read on for more success with succulents and growing tips.
Get growing these low-maintenance garden plants for an easygoing garden.
Create a pretty centerpiece with succulents and a birdhouse.
When you plant groundcovers, expect low-maintenance all the way.
Choose these and you’ll be living with lawns of the future, or those that thrive on little water.
Drought-tolerant plants save you time and money. It’s a win-win. See our picks for the best eight water-saving plants.