Turn on the Bulbs
It may seem weird, planting spring-blooming bulbs long before Thanksgiving, but like that turkey, bulbs need a lot of time if they’re going to “cook” properly!
Rake Your Leaves
In addition to giving your yard a tidy appearance, raking leaves helps keep your lawn healthy and prevents pests from finding hiding spots to spend the winter.
Timely Fall Gardening Tips
Take a deep breath; you can smell fall in the air. The changing leaves, cooler weather and shorter days signal a new season. If fall temps have restored your energy and gardening interest after a long, hot summer, here are a few gardening chores that might need your attention. Remember, a little time spent in the fall garden brings great rewards come spring. And until Old Man Winter comes a-knockin’, it’s still too early to throw in the trowel!
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Tropical Fall Feelings
It’s fall, even in the tropics. Warm regions don’t present the typical fall colors of the North, but its gardeners can still create that autumn feeling.
Halloween Plant Lore
Get more out of Halloween than candy: Some BOOtiful plants historically linked to the holiday were once thought to have magical properties.
Force amaryllis bulbs for the holidays: Plant them in early October for Thanksgiving bloom, then in late October for a flowering Christmas.