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Fab Fall Flowers for Planting

Fab Fall Flowers with Sensible Gardening and Living

As summer slows down and fall approches many of us look around our gardens and feel a little defeated. Where have all the flowers gone we ask? By choosing a selection of plants that typically bloom late in the season, there is no reason not to have gorgeous blooms right up until the end of your gardening season. To keep…

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Our Late Summer Blooms

Fall Flowers at Sensible Gardening and Living

It always amazes me how suddenly every year the end of August brings a new feel to the garden. Nights are cooler even if days are still quite long and hot, many perennials are finished blooming and annuals are looking a bit tired. One good thing is that the weeds have slowed down as well, and it’s a little easier…

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Fab Fall Flowers to Plant

Rudbeckia at Sensible Gardening and Living

September may mean that fall has arrived but often the weather is still warm and inviting. Your fall perennials are in full swing along with great color changes in the foliage of shrubs, trees, vines and ornamental grasses. To keep fall gardens from looking tired during this time of year, continue to dead head spent blooms, cut back summer perennials…

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A Garden without Flowers?

Viburnum in the fall at Sensible Gardening and Living

As each week passes more and more of the blooms are disappearing in my garden. However when I walk through the fall gardens this time of year I realize it is actually my favorite season. I really prefer gardening in the fall. The garden is so much calmer at this time. Without the intense brightness and heat of the sun,…

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