Many people tend to give up on their gardens and landscaping once the fall season approaches. They think there is not enough sun, or warmth, or even that they just won’t have the time any longer to tend to their plants. But actually, fall is one of the perfect times to plant and enjoy some vibrant blooms now, and again later in the spring. If you have ever wondered what plants are perfect for planting in the fall, take a look below at a few that can get you started. The cool weather fall offers is the perfect time to get back out and enjoy your garden, not give up on it! Take a peek 7 perfect plantings for fall.
7 Perfect Plantings for Fall:
First, let’s look at some flowers you can enjoy now:
A fall favorite, mums are available in a wide variety of colors, including orange, red, purple, yellow and white. They are easy to take care of and are a perennial, so you never need to worry about them not returning the next season. Mums are also fragrant and make great centerpiece flowers. Here are Chrysanthemum growing tips.
Marigolds are delightful not only for their bright color, but because they are so inexpensive. Use them in borders or just place a few pots on your front porch. They are sure to go well with your pumpkins! They are annuals, so you will need to plant them yearly.
If you are looking for a variety of color, petunias are it! They are surprisingly hardy and easy to care for. Plant in a pot for easy care and easy end of the season clean up.
Tall and colorful, hollyhocks will return each year for a stunning show. Here are tips for growing hollyhocks.
Now, let’s look at some flowers you should plant in the fall to enjoy in the spring:
Plant tulip bulbs now so you can enjoy a colorful show in the spring. You can find inexpensive bulbs at your dollar store even.
The earliest of spring bloomers, daffodil bulbs can be planted now for a sweet and sunny show this spring.
Perfect for your Easter landscape, plant hyacinth bulbs now and enjoy their rich fragrance this spring.
See how simple it is to enjoy flowers even during the chilly autumn months? And better yet, how you can use the cool and comfortable days to prepare for even more blooms in the spring? So take advantage of the fall season and get planting! Here are some tips for how to get ahead start on spring and prepare your garden beds in the fall for next spring.
More Fall Gardening Tips
Fall Vegetable Gardening Guide
Best Vegetables for Fall Gardening
Sandra Morton says
I have red lava rock on my lawn I want to take it up will it hurt my yard and will grass grow back in the spring?
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Should you leave mulch on the ground are clear it off??