It’s a common misconception that spring is the only time to plant vegetable gardens and ornamental plants. In reality, fall is an ideal time to add a different variety of water-wise plants to your garden!
Cool-season vegetables such as broccoli, carrots, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts, both evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs thrive when planted during this time.
This means fall is the perfect time to redo your landscape and focus on planting water-wise plants. During fall, soil holds summer's warmth and encourages root growth so it’s the ideal time to plant new water-wise plants
When spring rolls around, your new water-wise plants will have established root systems, be ready to start their growth spurt and be prepared for the heat of next summer.
Here are a few things to consider when you start to plant this fall: