When I talk about fall and planting and I make the comment of “bring me allllll the plants,” I mainly mean, bring on the mums. I so enjoy them because they represent fall in all their colors. I like a mixture. Yellows and rusts, burgundy, purple and whites. Bring ’em all on. Let’s talk about what you need to know before buying mums.
If someone were to sit me down and demand an answer from me on which season is my favorite season to plant, I honestly don’t think I could answer them. I say this because, with the exception of winter, there’s so much about planting and gardening that I love with spring, summer AND fall. I feel a great reward with a little dirt under my fingernails.
But I also love a good gel manicure. You can’t fault me for that.
This fall, in particular, I seem to really be holding on to my garden. I still want to plant and water, and tend. But the nights are already getting cold, and it’s almost time to put my garden to bed for the winter.
However, container gardens are all in favor!!
I say, I!!
Come on over and let’s plant a fall container garden together!
I find myself most productive in the early morning hours. The quiet and stillness of the house while the rest are still asleep feels like such a novelty to me. My head is clearer, my thoughts start to soar, and ideas start stirring around in my mind like shooting stars. With a warm mug of coffee in my hand, bliss sips in. I head out to the coop to open for business and say hello to the girls, who are already clucking away, spreading all kinds of chicken gossip, I am sure. They all have a voice, they all like to be heard. Typical. […]
If you have been following my blog for even a hot minute, you know that I love my vegetable garden, and I have to say this time of year when harvesting is at its best, I feel so accomplished. This is my sixth year growing my garden and I’m not sure I’ll ever tire of […]