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As fall gardens wind down, plant for spring

by webdev

September 14, 2011

As summer months come to a close, many flower enthusiasts are noticing the blooms in their gardens dwindle. As temperatures and leaves drop, however, you can look forward to the bright blooms that will grace your landscape in the spring.

In just a few weeks, gardeners should begin planting their gardens for spring, which means that now is the time to be planning, according to the Deseret News. There are a variety of species that can be planted in the fall to bloom in the spring, most notably showy bulbs like tulips and daffodils. Many bulbs come from the Mediterranean or desert climates, where they have to grow and bloom in the cool spring weather when moisture is available. That is why they bloom so beautifully in the spring and then die back into the ground to lie dormant until next year.

Other flowers to consider are giant alliums, crocuses, hyacinths and fritillaria, the news source suggests. These will add variety and color to your garden that you can dream about all winter long.

In the meantime, take advantage of fall's bounty and beauty by bringing seasonal blooms indoors or decorating with fall-themed arrangements. Fall flowers like chrysanthemums make beautiful indoor plants can be ordered online.

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