Entries Tagged as 'Fall'

Monday, October 15th, 2012

6 more things to do in your garden during October

October Garden by Ravenelle In the last post, TheGardenLady gave a list of 9 things you should do in your garden before the frost of Fall arrives.  Here are 6 more suggestions: 1.  Pull up diseased plants especially tomatoes, squash and potato plants. Do NOT compost these diseased plants. Bag them and toss them out. […]

Friday, October 12th, 2012

9 Things You Can Do in Your Garden before a Frost

Garden set up for fall frosts by Carolannie–temporaril… Fall is a busy time of year for gardeners.  Here are 9 of the many things you can do before a frost: 1. Start planting bulbs. This is the time to plant those bulbs you want to bloom next spring- like daffodils, tulips, hyacinths, crocuses, etc. You […]

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Now is the time to think about Fall bulb planting

Bulbs again by robholland If you are anything like ThisGardenLady, you are enjoying your garden. Not quite sitting back to enjoy it, because the weeds are more vigorous than many of the plants. So it seems like the last thing one wants to do now is think about fall bulb planting. But unfortunately, if you […]

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Asters in My Fall Garden

20110706 aster by martius I wrote that Chrysanthemums and perennial asters are in my fall garden. Those seem to be the main flowers when one thinks of fall flowers- those and goldenrod. Because I grew up with wild asters in meadows, I never thought of asters as an interesting plant for a garden. I always […]

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Some Things to do in the Garden in October

october garden 33678 by flora.cyclam I am getting ready for winter and thinking of next spring. Are my readers also doing the same? I did my first major raking. Living with so many trees, this raking will be ongoing until the last leaf has fallen. But I never throw any leaves away. They are always […]

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Fall Planting

Bulbs. by don.wing45 Everyone knows that fall is the time to plant many of the bulbs that will bloom in the spring. All the stores are now carrying daffodils, tulips and other bulbs and catalogs are sending out the bulbs you ordered this spring. But fall is also the time to plant other plants for […]

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Now is the time to plant your tulips and daffodils

At the Foot of the Magic Tree by JLMphoto If you are planning to have tulips or daffodils or any bulbs blooming next spring, this is the perfect time to plant them. Bulbs can be planted in the ground now until the soil freezes so hard that you can not dig it. But even though […]

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Fall is a Great Time to Buy and Plant Plants, Shrubs and Trees

The GardenLady just returned home from another buying spree of perennials and shrubs. This is TheGardenLady’s favorite time to buy plants. At Russell Gardens Wholesale, I got the Jackmanii Clematis that I wanted to plant next to my new arbor. I also bought 9 good sized hosta plants plus 6 other perennial plants. The price […]