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    Perennials That Bloom Through Late Fall

    As the weather starts to cool in midfall, many flower beds drift into a slump. The mighty summer bloomers have declined and gone to seed, and there aren’t many plants…

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    Fall Joy

    Today we’re in Virginia visiting with Amy Birdsong. (See a previous post from her here: Lessons from Amy's Garden.) Hello, Fine Gardening! I’ve figured out why I love fall gardens so…

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    Fall in Carla’s Garden

    Today’s photos are from Carla Zambelli Mudry in Malvern, Pennsylvania. It was a beautiful late October day after several gloomy days. I’ve been busy in the garden, and I even…

  • Episode 122: The Most Colorful Fall Plants
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    Episode 122: The Most Colorful Fall Plants

    Depending on where you live in North America, fall in the garden can bring anything from a flood of vibrant color to just the slightest hint of a new hue.…

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    Autumn in a UK Garden

    We’re back again today with photos taken by Maria Savoskula of the Stockcross House garden where Istvan Dudas is part-time head gardener. Istvan has shared photos of his work with…

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    Embracing Fall With Maxine

    Today’s photos come from Maxine's garden in Rotterdam, New York. It's so sad to watch the garden go dormant. Yet I love the fall colors. There was still a lot…

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    Perennials With Fall Flowers for the Northeast

    It shouldn’t be a surprise that many of our perennial borders in the Northeast become less exciting in late summer and fall; after all, most of us only buy perennials…

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    9 Extraordinary Fall-Blooming Perennials for the Autumnal Garden

    Fall is a wonderful time in the garden. The cool, crisp air encourages plants toward dormancy; perennial foliage starts to yellow and wither as deciduous trees paint the landscape with…

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    Robin’s New Hampshire Garden

    Today we’re in Kensington, New Hampshire, visiting with Robin Hess. Here are some photos from my seacoast New Hampshire garden this September. I have been gardening for about four years…

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    Fall in North Carolina

    Today we’re visiting with Robin Sams, who has been gardening on this property in northeastern North Carolina for 10 years. I planted these cleomes (Cleome hassleriana, annual) and zinnias (Zinnia…