Fall Plants

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    Top Plants for Fall Color in the Southeast

    The Southeast is one of our country’s fall color hot spots. Autumn seems to take place in acts, with one species yielding to another as each reaches its peak fall…

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    Fall in a Boston Garden

    Today we’re visiting Barbara Cain’s beautiful garden on the South Shore of Boston. We’ve visited her garden before, so you can see how it looks in the spring and high…

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    Arthur’s Raleigh Garden

    Today we’re in Arthur Baugh’s garden in Raleigh, North Carolina. Blue mistflower (Conoclinium coelestinum, Zones 6–9) grows among wild poinsettia (Euphorbia cyathophora, annual). A relative of the familiar poinsettias used…

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    Fall in Colleen’s Garden

    We’re visiting Colleen’s garden today to enjoy the beauties of fall. I’ve been gardening for more than 30 years in the Hudson Valley of New York State. I appreciate all…

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    Nativar to Know: ‘October Skies’ Aromatic Aster

    The year was 2012, and I was wandering around Boerner Botanical Gardens in Hales Corners, Wisconsin (just south of Milwaukee) on a crisp, early October morning. We hadn’t had a…

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    Fall Favorites

    Fall is probably my favorite time in the garden. It's got cooler weather, the rich abundance of harvest time, and the blooms of so many wonderful plants coming into their…

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    Favorite Plants of Fall

    Depending on where you live, it is finally starting to cool off and turn from summer toward fall. Fall is one of my favorite times of the year in the…

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    Making Creative Fall Containers

    Today’s photos come from Cheri Barnett: In 2015, I was inspired by a Fine Gardening article recommending that readers create fall containers without using mums. With this in mind, I…

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    8 Trees and Shrubs With Showy Fall Fruit

    These plants add late-season dazzle to a garden when most plants are winding down

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    Great Garden Combinations for Fall

    These six combination strategies help end the season with a bang