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Gardening for the Fall Months

BY: Carrie Henning

October 5, 2020

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Earlier this year, I have fallen in love with plants. I have several indoor plants and a few outdoor plants for the porch of my apartment. It’s been so interesting to read about them, learn how to take care of them, and watch them grow!

This can be a fun opportunity to teach your kids (and yourself) about plants!

 

Fall is here and every season brings new strengths and challenges. As this season continues, we encourage you to consider studying up and beginning to garden. You might not have land to garden outside of your home – that’s okay! I’m still learning so much about it in an apartment with no yard space at all. Do what you can with what you have!

 

Plants/flowers that grow well in fall months

  • Celosia
  • Croton
  • Dianthus
  • Japanese anemones
  • Rudbeckia
  • Cyclamen hederifolium
  • Dusty miller 
  • Beautyberry
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Rosemary
  • Oakleaf hydrangea

 

Fruits and veggies that grow well in fall months

  • Beets
  • Carrots
  • Onions
  • Broccoli
  • Asparagus
  • Garlic
  • Scallions
  • Brussel sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Radish
  • Turnips
  • Leeks
  • Spinach

 

Educational activities for gardening

 

Resources for gardening tips

 

We also encourage you to research greenhouses and gardens in your area! Go and research in your hometown.

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Carrie Henning

Carrie works at LUOA as the Coordinator of Social Communications. She graduated from Liberty University with her bachelor’s in elementary education and is working on her master’s in communications. She grew up in Tampa, FL, and loves reading, writing, and drinking (overpriced) coffee.

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