Beth Cook, Mammoth Cave Transplants
Signs of fall have been popping up here and there the last couple of weeks. Cool temperatures, falling leavings, and budding mums just to mention a few. Many people view fall as the end of the growing season, but most don't realize that fall is actually an ideal time to plant trees, shrubs and perennial flowers. Planting in the fall gives roots plenty of time to become established before the next growing season begins. Beginning in late September through November or until the first signs of frost is the best time for fall landscaping. The increase in rainfall and cool temps, less watering is needed.
Here are a few tips for planting trees and shrubs in the Fall:
Happy Planting from Mammoth Cave Transplants!
~~The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now. ~Chinese Proverb