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The cooler weather of fall allows plants to acclimate to their
new homes without the stress of heat, water, and pests.

Bluebird Aster
Western Sword Fern


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After they are planted, bulbs and plants have time to establish their roots
while the soil is still warm (plant 6 weeks before 1st frost date)


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Plants will leap into growth next spring due to
the roots they established in the fall.

Iris 'Poesie'
Fire Spinner Iceplant


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Fall is also the time to sow many perennial flower seed. The seeds
need their chill time (vernalization) to germinate the following spring.