Other Things Fall

Maine Fall Color Update Maine Fall Color Update

Compost and Soil

Composting in the Home Garden Composting in the Home Garden

Learn the composting process; what to compost; how to layer compost; types of compost bins

Edible

Apples & More Apples & More

Learn about u-pick apple orchards, apple nutrition, varieties & selection and fun activities for children.

Pumpkins & More Pumpkins & More

Learn about u-pick pumpkin farms, pumpkin nutrition, varieties & selection and fun activities for children.

Fall Tips

September Garden “to do” List September Garden “to do” List

It’s Not Too Late to Garden It’s Not Too Late to Garden

Flowers

Bulbs & More Bulbs & More

Learn all about selecting, planting and landscaping with bulbs.

Planting and Transplanting Perennials Planting and Transplanting Perennials

Early fall is a great time to plant perennials.

Fall Care of Perennials Fall Care of Perennials

Prepare perennials for the winter ahead.

How to Overwinter Geraniums How to Overwinter Geraniums

Learn three different ways to overwinter geraniums indoors.

Frost

When Can Illinois Expect the First Fall Frost? When Can Illinois Expect the First Fall Frost?

Frost dates vary from year to year.

When Frost Hits When Frost Hits

Prepare your plants before frost hits.

Insects

Fall Lady Beetle Invasion Fall Lady Beetle Invasion

Watch for uninvited guests in your home.

Fall Webworm Fall Webworm

How to manage this fall insect.

Lawns

Lawn Repair & Renovation Lawn Repair & Renovation

Early fall is the best time to seed or sod your lawn.

Early Fall Key Time for Lawn Fertilization Early Fall Key Time for Lawn Fertilization

Choose a quality fertilizer.

Ornamental Grasses

How To Plant Ornamental Grasses How To Plant Ornamental Grasses

Learn proper techniques for planting ornamental grasses in fall.

Trees Shrubs

Fall Needle Drop of Evergreens Fall Needle Drop of Evergreens

Needle drop is a normal fall happening.
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