Fall Is For Planting

Cool weather, and dependable rains makes Fall a very enjoyable season to work in the garden, and a wonderful time to plant.  Visit us for an assortment of late-blooming flowering plants and other Fall seasonal items!

 

Annual Mums

Our benches are filled with Mums in every color.  Spruce up your containers and gardens with beautiful Mums and if you don't have room, enjoy our hanging baskets.  Mums love the cool weather and can even bloom through frost.

Cold Tolerant Flowers

Lobularia (sweet alyssum) and pansies that thrive in the cool Fall weather.  Annuals can be planted in your containers or gardens and will bloom until a hard frost. Other cold tolerant annuals include: Petunias, Verbenas, Celosia, Sedum, Red Fountain Grass, Kale, and Ornamental Pepper.

Late Perennials

There's no excuse for a boring fall garden! Late blooming perennials like Asters, Dendranthema, Sedums and Solidago are essential pollen sources for native pollinators, and are available in a range of colors. Aconitum and native Cimicifuga are great options for the shade.

Pumpkins & Gourds

Of course we have pumpkins and gourds! We offer a beautiful assortment of large carving pumpkins, as well as smaller specialty types. Varieties include edible Sugar, Face, Blaze, Blue Hubbard, Cinderella, One Too Many, and Tondo Striped.  Mini pumpkins, gourds and edible squashes also available.

Fall Planted Bulbs

Fall is the time to plant spring bulbs! Perennial, early blooming bulbs can be planted until the soil freezes solid. Tuck them into rock gardens, pop them under trees or scatter them at the edge of the lawn. With careful planning, you can have blooms from late March to early May!

 

Hard and soft neck garlic is also available.

Succulents & Houseplants

Hardy and Tender Succulents are available in 2" pots, 4.5" pots, and 6" hanging baskets.  Most succulents enjoy a sunny spot during the summer, and make wonderful gifts. We also grow a variety of foliage tropicals, ferns and other houseplants.

447 Winthrop Road, Deep River, CT.

(860) 526-9056

Open Mon-Sat 8:30-5pm, Sun 8:30-4pm

Mid March through Christmas Eve

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