Top Plants for Your Fall Garden

Photo by: Thomas J. Story
Prime time for planting
The time is right to get growing! Tempting as it may be to buy plants in spring when they're looking full and luscious, fall is actually ideal for ... more 
Photo by: Thomas J. Story
Prime time for planting
The time is right to get growing! Tempting as it may be to buy plants in spring when they're looking full and luscious, fall is actually ideal for getting most ornamentals and cool-season edibles into the ground. Summer's peak heat is behind, the soil is still warm, and the next few months can bring soaking winter rains. That means immediate and deep growth for all kinds of plants that reach their prime in spring, if not before.
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Fri, Oct 5, 2012 12:32 PM EDT
Our picks for the very best bulbs, greens, trees, and more to set out now for a vibrant garden come spring.