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All Seasons Blog

September Gardening To Do List

  -Re-fresh gardens with seasonal color and perennials for a fall show.  -Do not plant pansies until the night time temperatures are 65 degrees or lower.   -Plant a cool-season vegetable garden. Find out what and when to plant at...

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10 Easy Fall Plants to Add in your Garden (and Why)

Fall brings a great range of plants to bring in the season, from heat tolerant plants to endure a long, hot fall, to cold-lovers that will survive through to spring! Here are ten seasonal favorites. Croton This tropical foliage plant would really do...

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Croton is the Cure

Fall is just around the corner, but we know it feels an awful lot like summer. These temperatures are likely to persist for the next month, if not longer, and true fall color on the trees in the area might be months further away. The tropical croton...

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Fall Back to Basics

From the ground up: Soil preparation for fall planting When planting in containers, choose a good quality potting soil or container mix. Some may have a slow release fertilizer in them. When planting in established beds, refresh soil with...

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10 Plants to Attract Hummingbirds

Want to appeal to hummingbirds? Consider these flowers they love to visit. Bee Balm Bee balm's blooms appear in mid to late summer, and can even remain into the fall. The striking flowers come in white, pink, red or purple, and complement the...

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Prepare for Fall

  Assess the Damage A flower garden can tell you a lot at the end of the growing season. You'll want to assess the results of all your spring and summer work, and prepare the garden for next spring. First, take a walk around...

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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...

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Prune Knock-Out Roses Early September

  The Knock Out rose has become amazingly popular over the past 10 years. This rose has singlehandedly changed the market for roses since its introduction and ushered in a whole new way to look at roses and use them in our landscapes. Its...

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Planting Pampas Grass

This ornamental grass is perfect for low-maintenance landscaping but is hard to get rid of once established. Tall, tough and beautiful: you’d think pampas grass has all the qualities you’d want in a perennial ornamental...

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Grass Care Guide: St. Augustine

In the Deep South, from Florida to central Texas, St Augustine grass is the turf of choice. It is a tropical grass being found in several countries and islands from Africa to Australia. St Augustine grass is a coarse textured grass that spreads by...

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