Category Archive: Fall Gardening

Plant Fall Flowers To Brighten Cool November

November in southern California usually ushers in cooler temperatures and possibly rain, which means gardeners can take a break from constant care and watering of plants and trees and instead focus on adding color and fall vegetables to their gardens. Plant Hearty Chrysanthemums: Chrysanthemums love fall. They are annuals that need very little care. Plant …

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Spruce Up Your Yard for Fall

Chunky sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes and multi-colored leaves — some things are simply quintessentially fall. Others like giving your home an outdoor face-lift may not necessarily be top of mind, but rich fall colors open up a realm of possibilities for creative yard decorations. Not just for the summer and holiday seasons, outdoor décor help …

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Fall Gardening – Planting Daffodil Bulbs in Your Garden

Daffodils are amongst the most popular flowering plants that are grown throughout the world. They are known for their unmatched beauty that has the potential of transforming the garden completely. Daffodil is also known as Narcissus and it has many spring flowering varieties. The varieties of this flowering plant are very diverse and they come …

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When and How to Harvest Pumpkins

Pumpkins bring us a bounty of joy during the holidays including the Jack-O-lantern, decorative pumpkins, pies and cakes. Pumpkin is widely used during the Halloween season for fun festivities and in the Thanksgiving season to thank God for the bountiful harvest. Fall is the time when the pumpkins are ready for harvesting. It is crucial to know when …

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5 Essential Fall Gardening Tips

Autumn is the perfect time to lay the groundwork for a gorgeous spring garden. Experts say this time of year is critical for how your yard will look year round. “Fall is arguably the most important of all seasons for the garden,” affirms Mark Wolle, broker-owner at Royal LePage Wolle Realty in Kitchener, Ontario. “Work …

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Growing Organic Strawberries

Strawberry Fields Forever Growing organic strawberries is my single most favorite food to grow in our garden. We have 300 new feet of growing strawberries coming into their second year this year, which means we’ll pack a freezer out with strawberries! Growing strawberries commercially began in the 1700’s when a French farmer crossed a North …

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Growing Organic Rhubarb

Growing Rhubarb is considered a vegetable in most of the world. However, in 1947, a New York judge ruled that rhubarb is a fruit, thereby lowering taxes. Growing Rhubarb in the U.S. began in the 1820’s when it was first imported to Maine and Massachusetts. Early settlers took plants with them as Americans migrated West. …

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Fall Gardening – Plants That You Can Grow This Time of the Year

Fall is the time when most of us pack our tools and wait for the spring season to arrive when we can re-start the gardening activities. However; we fail to realize that fall can be best season to grow some vegetables and plants that thrive well during this time. The temperature at this time of …

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Growing Organic Pumpkins

Pumpkin Facts If you’re growing pumpkins, you’ll pretty much be following the same guidelines as you’d follow for winter squash. The most ancient evidence of growing pumpkins dates back to around 7000 B.C. in Mexico. Farmers in the U.S. are currently growing pumpkins at around 1.5 billion pounds per year; gardeners add many more to …

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Harvesting the Last of the Watermelons in Oklahoma

Labor Day Weekend was my fall veggie garden clean-up time, so I harvested everything I could to make way for a good cleaning and new plants. This included gathering the last of the Black Diamond watermelons I had growing. I pulled out everything, including the landscaping stones around the area, because everything was starting to …

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