Planting isn’t just a spring activity. If you’re wondering what you can plant in the fall, the answer is almost anything. Here are several plant types to put in the ground during the fall. … More Fall Gardening: What vegetables can be planted in the fall?
Chrysanthemums, called “hardy mums,” are not super-heavy feeders, so add a little compost when you plant them, then feed with a general-purpose fertilizer in early summer. Water regularly. In order to encourage a plant that’s less likely to flop over, trim off (called “pinching”) the tips of your plants anytime from late spring to early July, taking off no more than half the total height. You can do this a few times a season, if you like, but not any later than mid-July or you’ll cut off the flower buds. … More How to Grow Fall Mums