Best Flowers to Plant in the Fall

Fall, the season of change and nature’s preparation to sleep through winter. It is also the ideal time to think about the beauty of your yard and planting flowers to enjoy now and in the coming seasons. Surprised? Don’t be. Autumn is the perfect time of year to plant many different types of flowers to create a beautiful landscape.

When it comes to the layout of your outdoor living area there are many enhancements to choose from. Beds with riots of fabulous colors. The relaxing sound of a pond, fountain or small creek, and flowers. Lots and lots of gorgeous flowers creating a color explosion or a relaxing backdrop of subtlety.

Pansies are perfect for fall planting. This allows you to enjoy their beauty for two seasons. The still warm soil of fall gives them time to become established. By keeping the plants ‘deadheaded’ and mulching after the first freeze they will sprout their beauty again in the spring. With a variety of colors to choose from, you are sure to find one (or more) to compliment your color palette. Planing Flowers in the Fall

Fall is also when you want to plant your spring bulbs. Tulips, daffodils, hyacinth and so many others. Autumn planting time gives these spring bloomers the needed dormancy time to arrive on schedule in spring.

Don’t forget mums. The most iconic of the fall plants; with its golds, yellows, reds, oranges and a variety of other colors. Chrysanthemums are happy in garden beds or contains. Their autumn colors help to bring in the job of the fall season.

Planting isn’t just for spring. Grab your spade and some new plants and get outside. Flowers are meant to be enjoyed all year round.