Aug 31, Downy serviceberry (Amelanchier arborea): This to foot tall Illinois native requires little maintenance and is best transplanted balled and burlapped. It features smooth gray bark, excellent fall color, and slightly fragrant white flowers in mid-spring. Aug 06, Planting a vegetable garden doesn’t just have to occur in the spring. Many of the vegetables that we grow in the spring can be also planted in late summer or early fall.
By the time summer rolls around many of our cool season plants that were planted in the spring are past their prime.
They become tough and bitter and will often bolt (flower). The warm days and cool nights in fall make it the perfect season to plant shrubs, giving them time to settle in and spread their roots before going dormant in winter.
Moderate autumn temperatures make it easier on a hard-working gardener, too.
This is the time to plant Knock Out roses, known for disease resistance and constant color. Be sure to. Dec 30, Here, we're showing you a number of low-maintenance shrubs to plant in the fall that will yield gorgeous blooms come spring. From the unique and eye-catching Iceberg Alley Sageleaf Willow, pictured here, to the springtime favorite that is the rhododendron, there are so many varieties of low-maintenance, easy-to-care-for shrubs that will spruce Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins.
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Ideal for low maintenance landscaping, these plants thrive in Zones 7 to 10, whether in partial or full shade, and require little to no mowing, fertilizing, or watering. Available on Etsy;The White Oak may be the Illinois state tree, but one of our most popular trees chosen by Illinoisans is the Royal Empress. Known as the world’s fastest growing shade tree, Royal Empress can grow up to 15 feet in one year and displays stunning, cascades of bell-shaped blooms for spring.
The Autumn Blaze Maple is likewise high on the list of. 25 Top Easy-Care Plants for Midwest Gardens. Plant these low-maintenance perennials and shrubs- including hostas, peonies, yarrow, daylilies, catmint and switchgrass- for a. Lawn & Garden; 12 Fast-Growing Shrubs to Plant This Fall Though spring is traditionally the biggest season for planting, fall is a great time to get in new shrubs.