Fall Articles

DELIGHTFUL DAFFODILS

Spring flowering bulbs are a must for every garden. They provide cheerful early-season color at a time when it is most needed, both in the landscape and by our Winter weary souls. Daffodils are some of the most delightful Spring flowering bulbs! What makes them so delightful is their ease of care, diversity in their […]

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SENSATIONAL SHRUBS

Shrubs are vital to the home garden and any landscape design. They create a transition between low growing ground cover, annuals, perennials, and trees. With the proper care, shrubs, along with most plants, may be planted at any time of the year; however, the best time for shrub planting is in the Fall. Planting in […]

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SUCCESS WITH SHADE TREES

Are you considering adding a shade tree to your landscape? The benefits of trees are innumerable and include oxygen production, pollution filtering, soil stabilizing, and environmental noise reduction to name a few. Shade trees, in particular, will increase the value of your property while enhancing the beauty of your surroundings. Did you know that Fall […]

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THE COOL SEASON VEGETABLE GARDEN

As with most other plants, Fall is an excellent time to plant vegetables! Many vegetables such as broccoli and cauliflower are of a higher quality when grown in the Fall, while others, like kale, develop better flavor after a frost. Spinach, chard, kale, collards, mustard, and arugula all grow rapidly and flourish at the end […]

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PLANT A TREE THIS FALL

There are so many reasons to add a new tree to your landscape this Fall that it’s hard to find a reason not to. Just think about it. Trees will… Beautify the Environment Trees add texture and color to the landscape. They soften the harsh lines of buildings and driveways, while their foliage and blooms […]

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FALL CONTAINER PLANTING WITH BUMPER CROP® POTTING SOIL

Fall is an exciting time of year in the landscape! The air is crisp and cool, and the colors of nature change from the hot tropical hues of Summer to the anticipated and cherished jewel tones of Autumn.  It’s now time to transition our tired Summer garden pots, planters, and window boxes into magical displays […]

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PLANTING FALL BULBS (WESTERN REGION)

Spring blooming bulbs: not only do they provide beauty and color when it is particularly missed and best appreciated, but did you know, about 30 percent of the food we eat depends on the pollination of bees? If we are negligent in protecting our pollinators, our landscapes, gardens, and diets will be irrevocably changed. Planting […]

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HYDRANGEA: REMAINING TRUE BLUE

We love blue flowers! Who doesn’t? Have you ever wondered why? It might just be because true blue flowers are a real rarity in the plant world. Horticulturists and gardeners alike, frequently refer to purple flowers as ‘blue’ but, as we all know, purple is not really what we are searching for. There are a […]

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