Category Archives: Fall Gardens

Vegetables and Herbs for Cold Climate Gardens

Edible garden plants that defy Lady Autumn and Old Man Winter.

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Toad Lily | Autumn’s Last Flower

Like its namesake, toad lilies (Tricyrtis) favor damp, shady environs, but unlike the often unsightly amphibians, the plant—with its mottled, star-shaped flowers—is considered by many to be among the most beautiful in the world.

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Mums the Word | To Live and Die With Chrysanthemums

The North American staples used to liven up fading fall gardens with pops of color, have a different role across the pond, as Garden Variety’s European correspondent Mike Alexander explains.

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Fall Bounty | Pumpkins, Winter Squash and Gourds

Seasoned garden speaker, writer and author Teresa O’Connor shares her personal harvest along with tips for growing and serving these hardy Autumn fruit of the vine.

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