Fall Is On Its Way: It's Time to Start Planting


| 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM


Tags: fall planting, fall gardening, Arizona, Noelle Johnson,

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Photo by Noelle Johnson

The days are growing shorter and cooler weather is on its way. The exit of summer brings on a ‘second spring’ as hot temperatures go away and people start to venture back out into the garden. Fall may seem like a strange time to be adding plants, but experts will tell you that it is the best time of year to be planting.

Let’s examine the reasons why you’ll want to head out to the nursery for new plants this month.

1. Planting in autumn allows the root system of new plants plenty of time to become established before the heat of next summer arrives.

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