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All Seasons Blog

October Gardening To Do List

Fall for planting in your landscape this month! Most people plant trees, shrubs and ground covers in spring, but fall is really the best time to plant. By planting in fall, which is October through mid-December, you get to take advantage of the great opportunity to get plants established. Root growth, which is the first priority

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Hauntingly Simple Halloween Décor

There are many safe and cost effective ways to decorate this Halloween. Prepare for this upcoming Halloween by decorating the outside of your home with a wide assortment of scary critters, pumpkins, gourds, and other items that are fall seasonal colors. All it takes is a little creativity and the right supplies to create the

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Gems of Fall: Mums

Mums are the gems of fall. The come in a variety of colors and provide instant shape, fullness and fall flair. Combine them with a bale of hay, pumpkins, grasses and all kinds of fall goodies for a true show-stopping display. We have fall decorating bundles for $19.99 and $49.99 that each include mums, hay,

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Fall Planter Perfection

A perfect fall planter means color all season long. It’s also a welcoming greeter for your Thanksgiving company, inviting people indoors for the warmth of the season. When beginning to create one, the key is to pick plants that like the cool weather. We don’t usually have many nights with freezing temperatures, but it’s a

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Fall Mulch Tips

Make the most of your fall garden mulching by following some key tips. Fall Update Installing mulch in the fall is beneficial because it protects plant roots from extreme temperatures in the winter months and also helps to preserve moisture if your region does not receive enough precipitation. Cooler-Weather Curb Appeal The recommended mulch depth

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Amazing Azaleas for Fall Beauty

Azaleas are a member of the genus Rhododendron. There are more than 800 species of Rhododendron and of these approximately 40 species are evergreen azaleas. There are also several specials of deciduous azaleas. Deciduous azaleas are native to Asia, southern Europe and North America. The honey suckle azalea, or Rhododendron canescens, grows as a native

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Get Growing: Brussels Sprouts

As you begin making plans and starting seedlings for your fall garden, one you may want to consider is Brussels sprouts (Brassica oleracea). A member of the cole crops group (broccoli, cauliflower, collards, etc.), it is one of the more unique vegetables you can grow in your garden. It produces small cabbages in the leaf

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Get the Fall Feeling: 5 Fast Ideas

1) EXPERIMENT Use upholstery tacks on white pumpkins, stencil or affix house numbers, etch a monogram, try new color/plant combos, paint your pumpkins like candy corns. 2.) Stack & Arrange Display tiny pumpkins & gourds on candle holders, place serving trays on flat pumpkins or mini hay bales, stack pumpkins in urns & planters. 3)

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Tips for Planting Bulbs

No other types of plants will give the gardener more beauty, or a wider range of variety, color and flowering times than flowering bulbs. They produce flowers of incredible colors from one end of the growing season to the other. Nothing else will reward you with so much pleasure for so little effort…at least in

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Low Maintenance Fall Showpiece

Thinking of planting a new garden bed or plants to add interest for the fall? Ornamental grasses have seen an increased popularity with good reason. They are versatile, carefree and so easy to grow with virtually few problems. A wide range of sizes makes them ideal for any landscape, large or small. Don’t forget about

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