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Fall Plant Urn Seasonal Planter Changes

Your potted summer annuals may have called it quits, but with a few seasonal touches, your container garden can keep on growing.

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Mixed Greens Container Grow a Salad Bowl

Decorate your patio – and then your dinner table – by planting a colorful, texture-rich container filled with mixed salad greens.

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September Ruby Aster September Ruby Aster

Fill your autumn planters with this sun-loving gem. Its ruby-rose daisies attract butterflies and other small pollinating insects.
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Gourd Filled Basket Decorate With Ma Nature

Decorating your home from season to season doesn’t have to be time-consuming or expensive. Letting nature help lead the change is easy, as well as affordable. Take some autumn cues from Mother Nature and use her color palate and natural design elements to beautifully dress up your home, indoors and out. The best part is you don’t have to go far to find what you need. Just head outside your door! Here are a few ideas to help you get started.
Gourds Gourds, Going to the Birds

Gourds make pretty fall centerpieces all on their own and instantly decorate window boxes, tables and front porches for the season. But why stop there? With a little time, patience and creativity, you and your children can turn ordinary gourds into whimsical works of art. Learn how one couple created a unique birdhouse with their homegrown gourds, then give it a try and impress garden visitors (feathered friends included) with your own.
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Check out what plants our Learn2Grow members are learning more about today:

  • Common grapes are beautiful ornamental vines that bear edible fruit in late summer and early fall.
  • Lily-of-the-field is an autumn-blooming bulb that carpets the ground in a dazzling display of bright yellow flowers.
  • Sugar apple is a small, tropical, semi-deciduous tree that offers delicious fruit in late summer and fall.

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Spring Into Fall Planting – With Bulbs!
Tulips Bulbs With Purpose

It’s time to start planting bulbs now, so you can enjoy amazing springtime blooms later! This fun, practical list of top spring-flowering bulbs offers some ideas of what to buy, from the “most fragrant” to the “most unusual.”
Muscari SoCal Bulbs

Planting bulbs in fall is a high priority for many home gardeners nationwide – and those in Southern California are no exception. Not sure which ones to get? Here are a few suggestions when it comes to stellar SoCal bulbs.
Daffodil Bulbs, Southern Style

Fall’s the time for Southern gardeners to tuck spring-blooming bulbs into their gardens, too. To get the best results, it’s important to know which bulbs do best in this region, as well as where (and where not) to plant them.
St Josephs Lily Hardy Southwest Bulbs

Don’t think that just because you live in the Southwest you can’t enjoy the beauty that bulbs bring to the garden, too. There are a number of hardy bulbs that Southwesterners can also plant now for a splash of spring color!