Fall Mixed Containers

Fall is the time to freshen up all of your mixed containers. Combining some newly arrived annuals like Calibrachoa (Million Bells), Bracteantha (Strawflower), Capsicum (Ornamental Peppers), Ornamental Cabbage and Kale and Ipomoea (Sweet Potato Vine) along with many different perennials like Heuchera (Coral Bells), Ajuga, and Ornamental Grasses you can come up with fantastic fall… Read More

Fall Lawn Feeding

In the Mid-Atlantic region, fall is a great season to do any sort of lawn maintenance, and this includes a fertilization regimen. Fescue grasses, bluegrasses, and ryegrasses all benefit from a fall fertilizing. The hot, dry summers in our area are hard on lawns, preventing much-needed water and nutrients from reaching the roots. A good… Read More

Fall Foliage

Fall is rapidly approaching and the foliage will be turning soon. No matter what season you’re shopping in, selecting plants that offer fall color or berries will add to the appeal of your landscape for an extended season. Here is a chart to get you started. Remember that FALL is for PLANTING! Plant Information Red… Read More

The benefits of fall gardening

Benefits of Fall Gardening

In our area, fall is the ideal time to plant all kinds of things from cool-season veggies, turf grasses, and perennials to both evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs. Yet, strangely, when it comes to planting, many homeowners think only of spring. Officially Fall Fall officially begins with the autumnal equinox in late September. Basically,… Read More

Planting Spring-Blooming Bulbs in the Fall

Fall is the season to think spring-flowering bulbs—colorful tulips, cheerful daffodils, fragrant hyacinths. To help make your spring garden as trouble-free as possible, we answered some of the most commonly asked questions here. For a list of recommended spring-blooming bulbs, visit Types of Spring-Blooming Bulbs in our information archive. When is the best time to plant bulbs… Read More