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Favorite Fall Perennials

Best fall perennials with Sensible Gardening

Just as we enjoy perennials that bloom in spring or summer, there are also perennials that are in their full natural glory in the fall. Growing steadily all summer they wait until early or even mid to late fall to bloom. By planting these cultivars of my best fall perennials in your garden you will extend your garden season. When…

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The Fall Walk Around

Fall Garden at Sensible Gardening and Living

Like it or not, the cooler temperatures of fall have taken their toll on the garden. The season has definetly changed and with it comes the glorious autumn colours. The best colour change I’ve ever seen was on a trip through eastern Canada and the US one fall years ago. Since our natural flora is one more of pines and…

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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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Late Blooming Daylilies

Late Blooming Daylilies at Sensible Gardening and Living

Right around this time most gardeners feel their garden is in a bit of of a slump.  Summer blooms are fading fast and it is still a bit early for the fall colour and asters to take centre stage. There are many fall blooming perennials though that bloom in late summer and daylilies are one of them. Daylilies begin to…

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