Gardening Basics

Planting Perennials in the Fall

Follow these recommendations on good perennials to plant during the fall season.

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Q: Please recommend some good perennials that can be planted in the fall to bloom in the spring for a garden in

--Cleveland, Ohio

A: Many or even most perennials can be planted in the fall if you allow enough time for the roots to become established before freezing weather hits. In many parts of the country, that means September. After September, you might want to stick with crocus and daffodils.

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