Late Fall Gardening Checklist

Checkbox-imageADD AN EXTRA BLANKET OF MULCH

Shrubs, roses, and perennials that stand up to winter’s icy blasts have a head start with a fresh, insulating layer of quality hardwood mulch.

Checkbox-imageKEEP GREENS FRESH

Protect your indoor greens, garlands, ropes and wreaths from drying and needle drop with a mist of Wilt Stop. It works well on cut holly and boxwood, too.

Checkbox-imageSTART YOUR INDOOR BULBS

Force indoor amaryllis and paperwhite bulbs in mid-late November and you’re likely to have blooms by Christmas! Plant them in fun, colorful containers for a little treat in the meantime.

Checkbox-imagePERK UP YOUR HOUSEPLANTS

Add Monty’s Joy Juice to houseplants and poinsettias to keep them looking perky and fresh.

Checkbox-imageTAKE A CLASS

Instant inspiration, gorgeous holiday make & takes and great time spent with friends. Check out our upcoming workshops and Make & Takes and save your spot.

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AUTUMN MAGIC BLACK CHOKEBERRY

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  • Exposure:
    Plant in full sun to part shade.
  • Height
    5' - 6'
  • Spacing
    4' - 5'

Description:

Great as an accent, mass, or hedge planting. A more compact form with white spring flowers. Fall brings a brilliant mixture of red and purple foliage and purple-black fruits.

Pruning:

Prune in spring after the plant is done flowering.

Fertilizing:

Apply 12-12-12 fertilizer in March/April and in October/November. Also a fall application of Superphosphate will enhance flowering.