Posts Tagged "pumpkins"

Decorating for Fall

Posted on August 30th, 2019

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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How long will my mums last?

Posted on September 29th, 2017

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, but we can narrow down a window where you should have […]

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Fall’s Funky Pumpkins

Posted on September 27th, 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 […]

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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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