A new season is about to “fall” into our laps! It’s a season of change and bold color, and some of the most stunning landscape scenery you’ll see all year. Will you be ready to welcome autumn and enjoy all of the beauty your garden can hold?
Today we’ve collected six popular resources that will help you make the transition from summer into fall in a blaze of glorious blooms, foliage and views. We’ve included a few must-have garden additions, as well as some landscaping tips and ideas to help you make the most out of this gorgeous season.
1. Spotlight On: Sumac And Its Spectacular Fall Foliage
This may not be the sumac you’re thinking of. If you’ve even been besieged by the itchy rash that comes with the poisonous kind, you may hesitate to add this beauty to your garden – and that would be a real shame!
There are other, kinder versions of sumac, like Tiger Eye Sumac, that explode into fiery color during fall, with none of the side effects you may be familiar with. Sumac is a low-maintenance addition to your landscape that will look great all year, and treat you to a real visual delight through fall.
2. Creative Landscape Design Ideas For Fall Curb Appeal
Even if you do nothing to your landscape, chances are you’ll still enjoy the beauty that Mother Nature brings during autumn. But imagine how incredible your view could be with a little help from some strategic design.
There’s a lot you can do to add charm, character, sensory enjoyment and atmosphere to your fall landscape, enhancing curb appeal and making your yard a place you’ll want to come home to every day. From lighting to décor and more, see if any of these ideas inspire you.
3. Spotlight On: Fothergilla, From Flirty Flowers To Fall Fabulousness
For show-stopping fall foliage, this gem of a plant is hard to beat. It’s a North American native, which means it’s low-maintenance and easy to care for. It grows as well in a container as it does in the ground, making it a great choice for large and small spaces alike.
And Fothergilla is charming all year long. From fluffy white flowers in spring to blue-green leaves through summer, you’ll enjoy this plant through each season. But be prepared for a treat during fall, as this will be one of the most colorful additions to your autumn garden.
4. 4 Ways To Add Color And Beauty To Your Landscape This Fall
As summer blooms fade, it can seem like the end of gardening season until next spring. But before you throw in the trowel, consider that there’s every reason to enjoy your gardens and landscape through fall – and winter, too! It’s easy to do with the right landscape design, which is why we’re giving you a head start on fall right here.
Fall is an excellent time to rejuvenate your landscape with color, texture and seasonal interest. It’s time to tuck spring bulbs into the ground to prepare for next spring, and it’s time to embrace the beauty and change that comes with a new season. Get inspired with some simple ideas to bring fall alive in your yard.
5. Spotlight On: Beauty Berry, The Belle Of The Garden Ball
When you think of autumn colors, your mind’s eye might wander to golds and reds, oranges and yellows. And these are all excellent fall colors, but have you ever considered how stunning purple might be?
In a fall garden full of the traditional colors you’re used to, the bright pop of purple beauty berry is a real visual delight. Get to know this amazing beauty, it’s four-season appeal, and how easy it is to care for.
6. Landscape Lighting Tips And Ideas For Fall
Fall brings color and beauty, along with longer, darker nights. But that doesn’t mean you have less time to enjoy your outdoor space. On the contrary, it means that you can enjoy your space in a whole new, exciting way.
The key is strategic landscape lighting, whether it’s to add ambiance, create a cozy atmosphere, or simply make it safer to walk and relax. These tips and ideas will help you use outdoor lighting to best effect through fall.
Are you ready for a change in season? Whether you’d like to add fall elements to your landscape to help you enjoy the season more, or you’re looking for a full-on makeover, our landscape design pros are here to help. Book a consultation with us and let’s plan your best outdoor space.