Tag Archives: fall

Plant Matrona Sedum for Cold-Season Interest

sedum matrona

Virtues: We love Sedum ‘Matrona’ for its stunning, blush colored flower heads that bloom atop of stout, radiant red stems in late summer lasting into fall.  Beneath the large flower heads you will find a spectacular display of lush, silverish-green …

October Skies Aster Has a Low Habit and Blue Flowers

october skies aster

Virtues: We love Aster ‘October Skies’ for its bundles of lavender blue flowers with golden centers that bloom during late summer into fall. Aromatic, bushy rich blue-green foliage creates the perfect backdrop to the charming flowers.

Colorful ‘Cheyenne Sky’ Switchgrass

Virtues: We love Panicum virgatum ‘Cheyenne Sky’ for its eye-catching blue-green foliage that becomes tinged with a striking wine-red hue in early summer. As the summer progresses, this exquisite plant is overtaken with color, topped with matching burgundy-red flower panicles …

‘Short n Sassy’ Helenium Is Exactly That

helenium short n sassy

Virtues: We love Helenium ‘Short n Sassy’ for its fiery orange and gold blooms with protruding chocolate brown centers speckled with yellow pollen that flower beautifully throughout summer and fall. This variety is much smaller than others.

Planning a Fall Vegetable Garden

broccoli

There comes a short pause in a veggie gardener’s time just after all the plants are in and before the battle with weeds or pests begins. This is the perfect time to plan for the fall.