Tag: autumn

Winter Berries Attract Migrating Birds

UNITED STATES—Bloom and colorful foliage provide most of the color besides green within home gardens during spring and summer. Deciduous foliage becomes more colorful...

Debris Fills Gutters During Autumn

UNITED STATES—Autumn foliar color certainly is pretty while it lasts. Although less prominent locally than it is where cooler weather begins earlier, it is...

All Things Fall Are Amongst Us

UNITED STATES—I love the fall season for three reasons: fall weather, football and apples. People who know me are well aware I’m not that...

Early Bulbs Start Even Earlier

UNITED STATES—Crocus, daffodil and narcissus are among the earliest of the popular early bulbs to bloom at the end of winter. Hyacinth, tulip, freesia,...

Cooler Weather Is Slower Weather

UNITED STATES—Weather is not quite as warm as it had been. Warm days do not last quite as long as they did earlier in...

Autumn Is Coming People!

UNITED STATES—This should come to no surprise to the people who know me: I hate the summer. I’m not an extreme heat person, so...

Late Summer Bloom Until Frost

UNITED STATES—Seasonal changes keep gardening interesting. Like colors of a rainbow, seasons are not as distinct as their dates on a calendar imply. Each...

Seasonal Changes Keep Gardening Interesting

UNITED STATES—Gardening is work. The extent of such work is proportionate to the techniques and scale of the gardening. Substantial gardens likely need substantial...

Autumn Color From Deciduous Foliage

UNITED STATES—Autumn does not get cool enough locally to prevent everything from blooming. A few plants can bloom sporadically all year except only during...

Spring Bulbs Begin In Autumn

UNITED STATES—Spring bulbs lack immediate gratification. They will, of course, justify their habitation of the garden as they bloom next spring. For now, they...