Fall Color Ideas
Fall is not just for mums anymore. Your choices for Autumn and Winter color are far more varied than just a few years ago. Try combining mums with new varieties of Ornamental Kale and Cabbage, Millet (a red-leafed, wheat-like flowering grass), the more compact varieties of Maiden Grass, and Algerian Ivy to really brighten up your pot and bed arrangements.
And once Thanksgiving comes, pop out the spent mums and add a mix of white Birch stems and Red-Stem Dogwood branches for height. Use layers of evergreen boughs like Spruce and Pine as a cover for the soil. If this winter is anything like the last three years, you’ll have color right up through New Year’s Day.