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Pumpkins are the most iconic identifier that fall is finally here. Without these gorgeous vine-picked squashes, we wouldn’t have our beautiful fall porches, our memories of fall with family, and...just about everything pumpkin spice-related! Since there are so many ways to use pumpkins to ring in the fall season, it’s hard to remember some of their most basic origins. This includes the simple, but integral, pumpkin pie. 

Nothing says the “start of fall” like chrysanthemums (or mums for short). We start bringing these blooming perennials in our stores at the beginning of September and the entire store begins to acclimate into autumn. Not only do these amazing bloomers give fantastic fall vibes, but they are also extremely easy to decorate with, and upkeep, for years to come. 

Sharpen your number 2 pencils, grab those protractors, and dig out that trapper keeper- because it’s back to school time! And as we prepare for the year ahead, adding plants to your dorm, classroom, or office is enough to put the “fresh” in freshman. 

We are getting into our autumn groove here at the garden center with incoming decor, plants, and garden supplies to prep for fall gardening! 

As we approach the end of the summer season, the heat makes us forget the cool weather to come. Along with the mums, ornamental peppers, pumpkins, and so much more filling our stores for the season, we can’t forget about our cool-season lawns! This week, August 16th - 22nd, 2021 is Lawn-a-thon and we are celebrating by providing information on everything grass-centric. Even more specifically, cool-season fescue grass.