Take a few minutes this fall to clean up the edges of your garden’s beds and borders.
If you planted trees or shrubs this fall, be sure to keep them watered until the ground freezes (if it does in your area), and continue to keep them watered through next spring and summer.
Want to know the best time and way to plant bulbs? Already have bulbs and want to learn how to keep them at their healthiest?
Here are tips on placing bulbs in the garden so that they grow well and look their best, too:
Amaryllis typically bloom 6 to 8 weeks after they are potted, so if you want your amaryllis in bloom for Christmas or New Year’s, plant the bulb in early to mid-November.
Virtues: A truly hardy, perennial mum, ‘Clara Curtis’ will return year after year to bloom with soft pink daisy flowers in the fall.
Can I prune trees and shrubs in the fall?
Here’s a roundup of our best flower bulb–related articles on Hortmag.com:
Virtues: This late-blooming allium, or ornamental onion, has round purple flowers that appear in early to midsummer, later than most other alliums.
Do I need to “pre-cool” my bulbs before I plant them? How does that work?
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