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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 ...

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Fall-Tastic Plants

Fall and the cool season ahead means it's time for some of our favorite plants. Many fall plants require consistently cool temperatures before being planted, and another spell of warm weather can be too much stress for young transplants. Refer to ...

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Grow These Fall Veggies in Two Months or Less

  There are times when you need a crop to run its course in a short time frame in order to keep the garden productive while the weather is warm. Here is a list of crops to consider when you are planting against the clock. Beets Beets ...

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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 ...

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Banish the Bugs

Banish the bugs right in time for Halloween! Please enjoy this introduction on some of the best pest-repellent products on our shelf. All these products are kid- and pet-safe and are compatible with organic gardening!    Captain ...

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Plants for a Fall Cutting Garden

Welcome autumn with a bouquet of fall favorites. Make room for these easy-growing beauties. Dahlia (Dahlia hybrids) Dahlias are the divas of the fall garden, bringing explosive color to autumn bouquets. For longest vase life, pick blooms when ...

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5 Fast Fall 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 ...

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Fall Flower that Attract Butterflies

  Thinking about starting a butterfly garden, or just trying to figure out which flowers to add to maximize for full impact this fall? Read this article by the LSU AgCenter, whether you are trying to deepen your knowledge of these backyard ...

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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 ...

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What's eating your citrus tree?

  Have you noticed something eating your citrus tree leaves lately? The culprit is most likely the orange dog caterpillar. I saw a couple of small citrus trees completely defoliated by this little beast! The orange dog caterpillar looks like ...

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