Late Summer Garden

summerlateOh, how the garden always seems a little lack luster after its midsummer peak.  There’s no reason to give up hope.  If you plan a little, you can have blooms even in late summer.  Some plants to try to keep summer alive!

Annuals (planted in Spring once the soil is warmed to a constant 60 degrees)

  • Zinnia by seed
  • Begonias by tuber
  • Dahlias by tuber
  • Nasturtium by seed
  • Cleome by seed

 

zinnia
zinnia
begonia
begonia
dahlias
dahlias

Perennials

  • Deadhead black eyed susan and echinacea for a secondary bloom
  • Rose of Sharon
  • Aster
  • Mums
  • Goldenrod
  • Japanese Anemone
Rose of Sharon
Rose of Sharon
Japanese anemone
Japanese anemone
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