Summer is reaching an end… Truly it is nearly the end of August, September can be hot with some cool spells, and October is the place we will get some virus fronts to chill things off. So summer is practically OVER!!! This is a great time of the year and a great time to handle your Landscape Maintenance. The weather becomes more manageable toward the end of October for sure.
As this cooling period occurs, a more extensive choice of sprouting annuals become accessible. Here is a speedy summary of certain choices for our region.
September – October:
Petunias are the most well-known yearly in the United States. In northern atmospheres, Petunias are planted in spring and perform into the fall. In our atmosphere, they are best planted in late summer and their presentation stretches well into spring. Petunias have a wide scope of hues and development propensities.
On the off chance that you are searching for tallness or a lovely scenery in your beds, Snapdragons are your best decision for cool-climate shading. Snapdragons come in many develop statues, some as tall as three feet! They sprout in burns from fall through spring. Snapdragons have ostentatious blossom groups at the highest points of the plant.
Nursery Mums are constantly a top pick! They detonate in the fall with little daisy blossoms that help all to remember us of our youth. The hues help us to remember fall – Reds, Yellows, Bronzes, and even a few pinks!
Dianthus is an “old-style” blossom that utilization to be alluded to as Pinks. Dianthus is a bunching plant that, similar to Snapdragons, sprout in cycles on the highest point of the plant. The Amazon arrangement was named a Louisiana Super Plant in 2010.
Crossandra is a late spring yearly that will blossom right through fall. Their particular orange blossom spike will hang out in any scene bed, alongside their lustrous green foliage.
October – November:
Pansies and Violas are two adaptations of a similar plant. Pansies are Violas with enormous sprouts. The two of them arrive in a variety of hues with changing distinctive highlights. Violas, otherwise called Johnny Jump Ups, may have littler blossoms however the measure of blooms each plant produces is extraordinary!
Elaborate Cabbage and Kale are cool-climate annuals that are known for their enormous “heads” shaped by their leaves. They become beautiful as they develop; shading decisions go from white, pink and purple.
You can’t turn out badly with any of the above plants for shading in your scene from late-summer into spring. Remember to do the basis for your plants. Better soil develops better plants!