Tag: fall gardening

Nov 11

Plant Fall Flowers To Brighten Cool November

November usually ushers in cooler temperatures and possibly rain, which means gardeners can take a break from constant care and watering of plants and trees and instead focus on adding color and fall vegetables to their gardens. Read the rest of Plant Fall Flowers To Brighten Cool November…

Oct 14

Spruce Up Your Yard for Fall

Chunky sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes and multi-colored leaves — some things are simply quintessentially fall. Others like giving your home an outdoor face-lift may not necessarily be top of mind, but rich fall colors open up a realm of possibilities for creative yard decorations. Not just for the summer and holiday seasons, outdoor décor help …

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Oct 09

When and How to Harvest Pumpkins

Pumpkins bring us a bounty of joy during the holidays including the Jack-O-lantern, decorative pumpkins, pies and cakes. Pumpkin is widely used during the Halloween season for fun festivities and in the Thanksgiving season to thank God for the bountiful harvest. Fall is the time when the pumpkins are ready for harvesting. It is crucial to know when …

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Oct 02

Growing Organic Strawberries

Looking for a fall plant to grow? If you live in a Southerly climate zone, you can plant your strawberries in the fall. Strawberry Fields Forever Growing organic strawberries is my single most favorite food to grow in our garden. We have 300 new feet of growing strawberries coming into their second year this year, …

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Sep 24

Growing Organic Pumpkins

Fresh organic pumpkin makes for a delicious fall treat.  And there’s still time to grow pumpkins in many parts of the country! If you want to grow your own pumpkin treats and Jack O’Lanterns this year, then check out this complete how-to guide for growing your own! Read more of this definitive pumpkin growing article on …

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Sep 04

Harvesting the Last of the Watermelons in Oklahoma

Labor Day Weekend was my fall veggie garden clean-up time, so I harvested everything I could to make way for a good cleaning and new plants. This included gathering the last of the Black Diamond watermelons I had growing. Read more about harvesting watermelons in Green Country here.

Oct 17

Plant Garlic in Autumn for an Abundant Summer Crop

If you want large bulbs bursting with flavor, plant your garlic in the fall. You will have to wait until the next summer to harvest, but it is worth the wait. Garlic belongs to the onion genus species and is closely related to chives, leek, onions, and shallots. It is cold-hardy, which makes fall-planting favorable …

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Sep 20

Fall Garden Tasks Yield Spring Simplicity and Summer Bounty

In the spring, we are often anxious to get a new garden in the ground that will come out healthy and bounteous. However, it is the Fall garden tasks that are often the most important to get those wonderful and bounteous crops. There are several important tasks for the fall garden but two are of …

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