Fall is one of the most beautiful times of year. The brilliant colors of the leaves and mild temperatures turn the outdoors into an autumn wonderland. If you’re planning on styling your garden to match the feel of the season, here’s how to plan out your fall garden.
Plan Your Plants
Before you begin your project, consider the overall look and atmosphere you want to achieve with your design. Choose flowers and plants that best fit that theme, the structure of your landscape, as well as the fall temperatures. As newly planted flowers and plants are delicate, watch the weather reports for a couple of days of clear skies before getting started.
Water and Mulch
As the temperatures begin to cool, your fall garden will require fresh dirt and regular watering. Ensuring that the soil is properly saturated will help guard against air pockets and aid in the process of overwintering. Once we get deeper into the season, a fresh layer of mulch will help insulate your new plantings from the harsh weather.
It may not have been something that you considered before, but adding trees to your landscape could bring the wow factor you’ve been looking for. Autumn is a great season to plant trees as the cool moisture is beneficial to helping them establish strong root systems. This creates a strong, well-grounded tree in time for spring when it will really begin to grow.
It’s Time for Bulbs
This tip is more about preparation for the upcoming seasons, but planting bulbs that bloom in spring is perfect for fall gardening. The brilliant colors that are soon to come will be your showstoppers. Planting your bulbs in the fall, allowing them to overwinter and go dormant in the coming months is just what they need for a spring renewal.
Don’t Forget About Hardscaping
When you consider the entire look of your garden, hardscaping can add a great impact to the overall look. A stone walkway leading around your garden or even a small pond could be just the elements you’re looking for to bring the entire look together.
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At Honeysuckle Nursery and Design, you will get construction and maintenance crews on site who have a minimum of 10 years of experience in all types of landscaping. Our designers will work closely with you to understand how you want to use your space so that we can make the most of your entire site. We are committed to providing complete customer satisfaction and will work with you along every step of the way to be sure that you are happy with your landscape design.
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