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Old 11-07-2013, 07:46 PM   #1
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Fall planting with native species helps your garden and wildlife flourish
September 14, 2013
By Kathy Van MullekomSpecial to the Daily Press

Fall gardening with native species plants - Daily Press
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Plant now —September through October — for the best success with your plants next year.

That's the advice of local garden experts, including Bruce Peachee, horticulture curator at the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News.

"Warm days and cool nights are ideal for maximum root growth, which counteracts transplant shock," says...
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Planting Native Plants in the Fall
By Alayne
30 Oct 2013

Planting Native Plants in the Fall - Smart Horse Keeping
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For most of the country fall is the ideal time to plant all kinds of things from cool-season veggies, turf grasses and perennials to both evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs. Yet, strangely, when it comes to planting many of us only think of spring. And not many of us horse owners realize how helpful native trees and shrubs can be on a horse property.

I am a huge fan of using native plants on horse properties. People, wildlife, horses, and the environment all benefit from a landscape of native plants. Native plants are...
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I often plant in the fall...as a matter of fact I have a lot that still has to go in before the ground freezes.
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