Tag: autumn

Football Season Is Upon Us!

UNITED STATES—Good riddance summer, hello fall! I will be the first to tell you all I am glad summer is behind us. I have...

Propagation Of Perennials By Division

UNITED STATES—Autumn is for more than planting. It is when most of the aggressive pruning gets stared. It might be the best time to...

Fall Color Is More Foliar

UNITED STATES—As zinnias, petunias, cosmos and other warm season annuals fade in the cooling weather, we might add a few chrysanthemums or marigolds for...

Mulch Suits Autumn Quite Naturally

UNITED STATES—It is silly for us to think that we know more about gardening that the plants who live out in the garden full...

Autumn Is For Planting – Especially Bulbs

UNITED STATES—Autumn is for planting. Cliche? Yes, but true. Autumn is when most plants are beginning dormancy, and are therefore not so bothered by...

Take It Slowly In Autumn

UNITED STATES—No more fertilizer! . . . almost. The main exception is turf that might need a bit of fertilizer if it must stay...

Leaves Are Starting To Fall

UNITED STATES—Autumn is slow in getting here. Yes, as of last Sunday, it is now autumn. The date is determined by the equinox, so...

Indian Summer Is The Norm

UNITED STATES—The popular definition of 'Indian summer' suggests that it is unseasonably warm and dry weather in spring or autumn, and that it typically...

Flowers For Late Summer Bloom

UNITED STATES—No mater how much work we put into our roses to sustain bloom all through the season, and no matter how successful we...

Autumn Color That Proves It

UNITED STATES—There may not be a good time to talk about it this year. The late warmth really put a damper on some of...

Gutters And Chimneys Need Attention

UNITED STATES—There is no time that is best to clean the gutters on the eaves. They should probably be cleaned early before the debris...

Why Autumn Is Also Fall

UNITED STATES—The calender says that it is now autumn. The weather does not necessarily agree. Some of the trees are dropping their leaves. However,...

Timing Is Everything For Pruning

UNITED STATES—There are certain disadvantages to gardening in such a perfect climate. We can not grow things that require significant chilling in winter. Nor...

Unseasonable Weather Can Confuse Plants

UNITED STATES—Even without any of the five senses that we are outfitted with, plants are remarkably perceptive of the weather and the changing seasons....

Fall For Spring Bulbs Now

UNITED STATES—They are certainly not much to look at now. They are even less interesting once buried out of sight in the garden. The...

Early Autumn Color Might Disappoint

UNITED STATES—It might seem like autumn color is a bit early this year. In the wild, where there is no irrigation, native box elders,...

Fall Is In Full Force People

UNITED STATES—Goodbye summer, hello fall! That’s right people, those hot summer months are just a week or two from disappearing for good, and the...

Fall For Colors Of Fall

UNITED STATES—Mild winter weather on the West Coast limits the choices for autumn color. So many of the trees, shrubs, vines and perennials that...

Falling Leaves Get Into Everything

UNITED STATES—Even if they had been clean since they were emptied out last winter, gutters (eaves-troughs) near deciduous trees will eventually need to be...

The Right Bulbs Save Energy

UNITED STATES—After working so hard to bloom so impressively in spring or summer, bulbs redirect their efforts into saving up their energy for winter...
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