FALL GARDEN: PUT IT TO BED, PLAN AHEAD
The leaves have begun to fall from the trees, the perennials and annuals are looking straggly, and the fall flowers are in bloom (asters, sedum, caryopteris, goldenrod and others). It’s time to think about preparing the flower beds for winter. Perhaps it is too soon for you, so let’s look at the should do, could do and would do projects in your yard.
But, first take time to assess the garden , take a moment or more to enjoy the fall beauty around before you “Put it to Bed …”, and think about planning ahead!
SPRING BULBS - FALL PREP, PLANT, PREPARE
Thinking about having bulbs in your garden this next Spring? Fall is the time to do your prepping the soil, planting the bulbs and preparing for a beautiful spring display of flowering bulbs. There are a number of different bulbs to choose, from types of bulbs, colors of flowers and the effect you would like to present in your garden. Come to the Spring Bulbs talk and learn about the choices you can make for a gorgeous spring display.
by Kathy Klein, Master Gardener, Penn State Extension, Montgomery County, Pa.
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