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    Expert Tips for a Late-Summer Show

    If you want to add excitement to your autumn garden, easygoing annuals and over-the-top tropicals can be the key to a wow-worthy late season. Horticulturist Tim Erdmann from Longwood Gardens…

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    Episode 46: Lesser-known Fall Stars

    The temperatures have started to drop here in New England, so we thought it was the perfect time to highlight some of our favorite fall plants. These are options that…

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    Regional Picks: Late Season Wonders – Northwest

    1. ‘The Giant’ Autumn Crocus Name: Colchicum ‘The Giant’ Zones: 4–8 Size: Flowers 8 to 10 inches tall, foliage 12 to 15 inches tall and 12 to 18 inches wide…

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    Regional Picks: Late Season Wonders – Midwest

    1. ‘September Charm’ Japanese Anemone Name: Anemone × hybrida ‘September Charm’ Zones: 4–8 Size: 2 to 4 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to partial…

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    Regional Picks: Late Season Wonders – Northeast

    1. ‘Bolero’ Garden Mum Name: Chrysanthemum ‘Bolero’ Zones: 5–9 Size: 2 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; average, well-drained soil Native Range: China, Japan, and Korea…

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    Regional Picks: Late Season Wonders – Mountain West

    1. Azure Blue Sage Name: Salvia azurea Zones: 4–9 Size: 3 to 5 feet tall and 2 to 4 feet wide Conditions: Full sun; well-drained soil Native Range: Southeastern United…

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    Should I Mulch in Fall to Protect Perennials for Winter?

    There is no doubt that mulching builds soil, reduces the need to water, and helps control weeds. But what does it do to protect plants from the cold? In many…

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    Treasures in the November Garden

    Today’s photos come from Carla Zambelli Mudry, who is celebrating the end of the year in her garden. (To see Carla’s garden in warmer times, click here.) The November garden…

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    5 Ways to Veg Out for Thanksgiving

    It’s time to give thanks for vegetables! Here are five simple ways to give vegetables a special place at the Thanksgiving table.

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    The Bittersweet Change From Summer to Fall

    Peggy Fox is a regular contributor to the GPOD, and she has just shared some wonderful images of her garden in autumn. This is Peggy Fox, in Gig Harbor, Washington.…