As the leaves start to turn, it’s the perfect time to get fall plants settled in for a lovely garden next spring
Foolproof Fall Plants
Once Labor Day is past, many gardeners think of the growing season as finished, but in fact, the opposite is true: fall is the start of the growing season for many plants. Flower bulbs are amongst the easiest plants to grow; all you need to do is to get them into the ground. September through December is the best time of year for planting bulbs, as most fall plants need a period of chilling over the winter to perform well next spring. By planting them in the early fall, you get them off to a good start while the soil is moist from rainfall and before the temperature drops below freezing.
The Best Fall Season Plants
If you’re looking for good fall plants, you can’t go wrong with flower bulbs. From snowdrops, crocuses and anemone blanda to hyacinths, daffodils, tulips and irises, flower bulbs offer a succession of glorious color for your garden from February through June. Plant a single variety en masse for maximum impact or combine two or more types of flower bulbs for a unique effect. For an effortlessly gorgeous garden next spring, choose one of our flower bulb collections with specially selected varieties in complementary shades.