Posts Tagged "fall decorating"

Decorating with Pumpkins

Posted on September 19th, 2021

Oh my gourd, pumpkins are here! That means it’s time to get decorating for fall! To get you inspired, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite ways to use pumpkins inside and out this season.   Traditional Carving Okay, we can’t have an article about decorating with pumpkins without mentioning pumpkin carving. Carving is […]

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Pumpkins 101

Posted on September 12th, 2021

What is the number one must-have for fall decorating?  It’s the pumpkin of course!  It’s a mandatory staple for Halloween, but pumpkins are versatile when it comes to decorating, and they can take you all the way through the fall into Thanksgiving! Most of you are probably familiar with Howden pumpkins which are ideal for […]

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Mum Buddies 101

Posted on September 11th, 2021

As our days get shorter and the nights get cooler, it’s time to start thinking about fall colors and decorating for the season! One of our staple fall plants here at the garden center is traditional fall mums. They’re available in a wide range of colors, which means you can create a beautiful fall container […]

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Mums 101

Posted on September 5th, 2021

Everyone knows chrysanthemums as the classic autumn annual, but people often wonder just how long they will last, and when all those buds are going to open. The answers to these questions depend heavily on temperature and the intensity and duration of sun exposure. However, we can narrow down a window where you can expect […]

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Autumn Joy

Posted on September 23rd, 2019

What’s your autumn joy? Everyone’s idea of what the autumn season brings is very different. To some, it’s pumpkin lattes and cozy warm sweaters. For others, it’s fair time and apple picking. For me, it’s just the beginning of the decorating season. So, bring on your autumn joy and let the decorating begin. Let’s say […]

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Mum Buddies

Posted on September 7th, 2018

September, the month we all generally associate with fall approaching. Here at the Garden Center, we are also gearing up for fall. Our pumpkins have arrived, the mums have come up from growing, so let the fall decorating begin. Don’t you absolutely love the colors of fall? Nothing screams fall more than mums and pumpkins. […]

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Funky Pumpkins, not just for Halloween!

Posted on November 1st, 2017

What is the number one must-have for fall decorating?  It’s the pumpkin of course!  Everyone loves the jack-o’-lantern.  Spooky, silly, or just plain cute, the carved Halloween pumpkin is a staple for the front porch in October. But why stop there?  Colorful gourds, squash, and pumpkins make excellent accents for Thanksgiving decorating too!  After all, […]

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Fall Containers

Posted on September 14th, 2017

The nights are getting cooler, the days are getting shorter, and for us, at Van Wilgen’s that means mums, fall foliage, corn stalks, and of course, pumpkins everywhere! Unfortunately for our summer container gardens, it also means it’s time for a change. Here are a few tips to add a touch of fall to your […]

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