Tag: autumn

The Right Bulbs Save Energy

UNITED STATES—After working so hard to bloom so impressively in spring or summer, bulbs redirect their efforts into saving up their energy for winter...

Winter Dormancy Begins In Autumn

UNITED STATES—Autumn is for planting . . . but not much else. While it is important to get certain new plants into the garden...

Leaves Are Starting To Fall

UNITED STATES—Autumn color is different every year. Sometimes, early and sudden cool weather after a mild summer promotes good foliar color that lingers longer...

It Will Soon Be Time For Cool Season Vegetables

UNITED STATES—From the time they get planted in early spring, tomato plants are expected to perform a bit better than they did earlier in...

October Brings Cool Season Annuals

UNITED STATES—As the name implies, 'annuals' need to be replaced 'annually'. What is worse is that they do not even function for an entire...

Pumpkins Exemplify Ripening Winter Squash

Zucchini is probably the most reliable of warm season vegetable through summer, even when tomatoes are having a bad year. A single zucchini plant...

Autumn Simply Will Not Wait

UNITED STATES—Ready or not, it will be autumn in just a few days. Formal hedges can be shorn one last time if they need...

Cool Season Vegetables Are Coming

UNITED STATES—What happened with the tomatoes?! In past years, they were inhibited by mild summer weather. This year, they had plenty of warmth, but...

Color Wanes As Summer Ends

UNITED STATES—Black-eyed Susan, sunflowers and a few of the late warm season annuals and perennials are still blooming, and a few will continue into...

Gardens Show Their True Colors

UNITED STATES—Contrary to popular belief, good autumn foliar color, or 'fall color', is possible on the West Coast. Mild weather only limits the options...
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