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What Fall Garden Cleanup Means for Insects

seedheads in fall

Most gardeners clean up their garden to some degree in fall. Some do a thorough cutting back of perennials while others leave their plants standing all winter and still others fall somewhere in between these extremes.

The Advantages of Fall-planted Peonies

hesperus peony flower

Peonies can be planted in fall or spring, but there are a few reasons why fall is the better choice—so when you’re purchasing bulbs to plant this fall, pick up a few bare-root peonies, too.

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.