Outdoor Autumn Color

You might not think so, but autumn can actually be one of the most colorful seasons in some areas. Fall is quite hospitable to a good amount of colorful plants. Depending on where you live, you will be able to plant lots of beautiful, vibrant plants in the fall months. There are so many options you have when planting any kind of fall gardens. Here is our list of just ten vibrant autumn flowers you could add to your garden right now!

Anemone - Goffle Brook Farms

Name: Aneome
Zones: 5 through 7
Growing Conditons: Slightly moist, partial shade to full sun
Maintenance:
Fertilize annually in spring, remove deadheads
Propagation:
Divide in early spring, or propagate cuttings

Autumn Crocus - Goffle Brook Farms

Name: Autumn Crocus
Zones: 6 through 9
Growing Conditons: Full sun, well drained organic soil
Maintenance:
Red stigmas can be harvested for saffron spice
Propagation:
Propagate after first frost

Chrysanthemums - Goffle Brook Farms

Name: Chrysanthemums
Zones: 5 through 9
Growing Conditons: Six hours of early sun, well drained soil
Maintenance:
Keep them fairly dry, use good water drainage
Propagation:
Divide every 3 to 5 years

Coreopsis - Goffle Brook Farms

Name: Coreopsis
Zones: 4 through 9
Growing Conditons: Full sun to partial shade
Maintenance:
Needs regularly watered, and deadheaded
Propagation:
Divide every three years for enhanced blooms

Dahlia - Goffle Brook Farms

Name: Dahlia
Zones: 7 through 10
Growing Conditons: Full to partial sun, well drained soil
Maintenance:
Fertilize using flower fertilizer low in nitrogen
Propagation:
Plant tubers indoors, plant cuttings outdoors

Heather - Goffle Brook Farms

Name: Heather
Zones: 5 through 7
Growing Conditons: Six hours of sun, with good soil drainage
Maintenance:
Cover with mulch for first two to three years
Propagation:
Root cuttings for clones, or plant seeds

Helenium - Goffle Brook Farms

Name: Helenium
Zones: 3 through 9
Growing Conditons: Full sun, poorly drained cool soil
Maintenance:
Avoid over-fertilization and remove deadheads
Propagation:
Divide every four years to increase flowering

Nemesia - Goffle Brook Farms

Name: Nemesia
Zones: 9 through 10
Growing Conditons: Full sun, well drained organic soil
Maintenance:
Use slow-release fertilizer, pinch young flowers
Propagation:
Take cuttings before first frost

Pansy - Goffle Brook Farms

Name: Pansy
Zones: 4 through 10
Growing Conditons: Full sun to partial shade, loose rich soil
Maintenance:
Fertilize accordingly, may need insect repellent
Propagation:
Simply propagate by cuttings

Toad Lily - Goffle Brook Farms

Name: Toad Lily
Zones: 4 through 9
Growing Conditons: Kept in shade, keep the soil moist
Maintenance:
Fertilize annually, and protect from wind
Propagation:
Divide roots each spring

We hope you consider planting some of these beautiful flowers… Fall can be one of the most beautiful seasons for your lawn if you plant native flowers. When utilizing native plants, you will find your yard becomes much more appealing. The use of seasonal color is one of the best ways to transform a dull yard into a thriving vivid garden. Goffle Brook Farms has lots of flower bulbs available for purchase at our Garden Center! Make sure to stop in for any fall flower needs, from bulbs, to mulch and fertilizer, or repellents. We hope to see you soon!

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Goffle Brook Farms – Garden Center/Farmer’s Market

425 Goffle Road Ridgewood,NJ 0745
(201) 652-7540
By |2017-10-07T11:54:00+00:00October 5th, 2017|Perennials, Plant Care, Seasonal Color|0 Comments

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Goffle Brook Farms
After 49 years of serving Bergen County, Goffle Brook Farm is successfully managed by founders Richard and Dancy’s daughter, Donna Dorsey, along with their son-in-law Kurt Dorsey. The family traditions remain alive and well. Kurt and Donna have two boys, Clinton and Kyle and there’s reason to believe there might be a third generation running Goffle Brook Farm someday.

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