Posts in Landscaping
Fall Flower Ideas

With autumn just around the corner, it might seem like the gardening season is coming to an end.  However, now is the perfect time to bring a splash of fall color into your landscape to welcome the changing seasons.  I know you’ll fall for these plants that are sure to get you thinking about falling leaves, cozy fireplaces, and pumpkin-spiced everything.

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Choosing Plants That Fit

Shopping for plants can be a bit disorienting if you don’t have a definite plan of what you want to buy.  There’s annuals and perennials, tons of colors, and hundred other options.  Each year I come up with a color scheme for my landscape and work from there.  The next thing I consider is the bed locations, container sizes, and the heights that would look best.  There’s tons of other factors you can consider when planning.  In this post I want to look at just the container size options we offer, and the applications they are best suited for in your garden.

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Keep a Garden Journal

One of my most indispensable tools in the garden isn’t a hoe, shovel, or tiller … it is a book.  To be specific, I use a couple of books.  I have a day planner that I use to plan out my daily tasks, and I have a notebook that I use for bigger projects.  (I’m writing this draft in it right now.)  This time of the year gardening starts to occupy more space in my notes.

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