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weather is just around the corner and with it hints of red, orange, and yellow
peeking through fading green canopies. Here’s a list of some of the best
annuals and perennials to brighten your fall landscape.
Chrysanthemums (commonly referred to as 'mums') come in a variety of colors. They are considered the most popular fall flower.
Chrysanthemums- A fall favorite because they come in a variety of colors - orange, yellow, peach, red, pink, and white. Though they need regular watering, they thrive in cooler temperatures, and their colors are most vibrant during the autumn months.
Pansies- Pansies are an ideal flower during the autumn weather and can survive some frosty mornings. They are perky, fast growing, and a great option for fall containers.
Croton- This annual plant will provide a brilliant pop of color in your landscape. A riot of color – reds, oranges, yellows, mixed with a little green – makes it a perfect container garden plant.
Croton is an annual flowering plant, and a great option for fall containers.
Goldenrod- An aesthetically pleasing wildflower that is known to attract butterflies. Pick a spot in your yard with some room, as it does spread over time. Dividing it every two to three years will help to keep it in check.
Asters- Butterflies and bees love this one. Asters are especially irresistible to the monarch butterfly, who feed on the nectar during fall migration. Asters provides a perfect pop of color on a cool fall day. They are sun-loving and will work in your yard or container garden.
Asters are a sun-loving perennial with shallow blooms that attract various species of bees and butterflies.
Over the last three years, we have seen a growing number of homeowners ready to invest in their outdoor living spaces. While many preferences have remained consistent, others have evolved and inspired a new era of landscape design trends.
Freeze-thaw-freeze-thaw. Warm days and cold nights can make walkways, sidewalks, and driveways an icy mess. Here are our pro tips for keeping your pavement safe.
Eager for Spring? Making maple syrup in your backyard is a great way to enjoy the outdoors while you're waiting for the snow and ice to melt. Step one: collect the sap.