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Tender perennials have a lot of stamina -- they may actually look great in November when it's time to put the cool season bedding plants in -- but it's best to pull them out.
If you want tulips and daffodils to brighten your garden next spring, you have to plant them this fall.
Along with pumpkins, gourds, ornamental corn and bales of hay, a variety of attractive plants are used for fall displays, including fall mums.
Fall is a great time to plant roses in the landscape.
Brightly-colored bromeliads in all shapes and sizes and are popular container plants for indoors and outdoors on porches or shady patios. Spanish moss and pineapple are bromeliads too.
Controlling weedy vines requires determination and persistent effort.
Although Labor Day is the traditional end of the summer season in some parts of the country, summer in southeast Louisiana lingers well into October. But temperatures are starting to moderate in September.
It's time to plant fall crops.
As fruit trees goes, citrus trees are pretty easy to take care of. But there are some challenges.
Forlorn flower beds past their prime and overrun with weeds are an all too familiar sight this time of year. But it's not too hot to freshen up your garden with some new bedding plants.