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Finding Great Fall Flowers

  • 08
  • 09
  • 2016

With the right fall flowers and vegetables, the advancement of the calendar doesn’t have to mean the end of your gardening.

Perennials are great for your garden for their durability, in your Naperville area yard. What makes a great perennial flower garden is having something for each season, and that means planting great fall flowers. There are a lot of great guides out there, for finding the right fall flowers for your home.

Having a flower that is always in bloom ensures a beautiful look for your garden throughout the summer months and into the fall. It helps ensure an enduring look for your garden from the early spring through the fall.

There are many perennials out there that endure the tough summer months and are able to finish strong with a beautiful September and October finish. Some lilies, goldenrod, Russian sage and perennial sunflowers can offer your flower garden a beautiful look at the close of the season.

Fall Vegetables in Illinois

The cooler fall temperatures can actually enhance the taste of some vegetables. While many veggies have an August window, there are still some that can be grown into mid September.

For example, chard, kale, turnips, mustard greens, parsnip, salsify, spinach and rutabagas can all be grown late into the season. The University of Illinois extension center has great information about following the fall planting season.

The fall can be an ideal time to plan your softscapes to maximize their impact within your Naperville area lawn. Make sure that you are doing everything you can to create an outdoor environment that you can enjoy for years to come.

If you have any further questions, contact a Naperville area landscaper today!