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White is the New Orange

CASPERITA MINI PUMPKINS

They say orange is the new black but when it comes to pumpkins, we say white is the new orange! White pumpkins, once a novelty, are becoming increasingly common, and these captivating white orbs are all the rage when it comes to stylish fall decorating. They provide great contrast in fall gourd and pumpkin displays and add elegance to seasonal tablescapes. Casperitas have strong green handles and hold their color both on and off the vine. They're especially great for painting and monogramming for a personal touch. Casperitas can also be substituted for orange pumpkins in many recipes. Whether you're baking pumpkin pie or making a pumpkin soup, try the Casperita. Natural or painted, the versatility of these little pumpkins make them a must-have accent for all your fall decorating.

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Must-Have Mums

We are crazy for mums and this season we've found some of the best mums yet. Try adding bold color with these perennials to your fall containers. We can't keep mum about these!

Roadrunner Bronze
‘Roadrunner Bronze’ is a clump-forming, fall-blooming mum. Boasting a flat decorative form this reddish-yellow with a bit of orange bloom will add fall color from September to the last frost. This is a compact plant that typically grows to 10-14” tall and has dark green leaves.

Ghostbuster Mumbo
This NEW garden mum combo (aka MUMBO) will add a spooktacular surprise to your holiday décor. With a mix of Chelsea yellow, pink, and white mums, Ghostbuster will get all the ghouls and goblins out this fall.

Echo Bronze
A glowing red-orange daisy-like bloom is perfect for autumn. It prefers well drained soil and sun to part shade. Its low maintenance and is a great way to dress up your containers or front entryway. This mum will offer plenty of flower power with blooms appearing in autumn, spring, summer, late summer. With deep green leaves, this mum will grow to up to 24” in height and 36 inches wide.

Pineapple Flamingo
This pink and yellow cushion flower provides beautiful color for the cooler weather seasons. They're just right for popping into a clay pot, lining up in a window box, or placing in the center of a mixed container. This beauty looks great paired with pumpkins.

Pink Frenzy
This mum will explode with vibrant pink color in the fall. With the dense round foliage the blooms will pop against the deep green and look fully engulfed in flowers. This mounded mum continues the bright pinks of summer right into the fall.

Flamingo Cranberry
Magenta-red with a little orange, this fall bloomer boast semi-double blooms. The frilly, pincushion like flowers sit atop lush green foliage. Butterflies love this mum and it is the perfect border or container plant. A decorative flower, this plant will grow to 18- 24 inches tall and 24-30 inches wide. It prefers full sun.

Purple Majesty
Low maintenance, cold tolerant and heat tolerant, what’s not to love? Oh and did we mention it is a gorgeous shade of purple. With a mounded habit, this mum will grow to be 8-14" tall and 10-22" wide. Purple mums will pair well with ornamental peppers or purple fountain grass.

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Gorgeous Gourds for Decorating Inside & Out!

What screams fall more than pumpkins & gourds? These lovely orange orbs pop up everywhere this time of the year. Their deep harvest colors are perfect for dressing up your home for fall on both the inside and out! When it comes to decorating with these fall faves, the ideas are endless.

So spice up your fall decor with these festive decorating ideas ~ no knives required.

Chalkboard Greeting Pumpkins
Welcome your guests and trick-or-treaters with a personalized message on chalkboard pumpkins. Simply paint your pumpkin with chalkboard paint and use chalk to label with “Welcome’, "Boo!", "Trick-or-Treat!", or "Happy Halloween”.

Sequined Monograms Pumpkins
Embellish your family letter with dazzling sequins on white or orange pumpkins. Add sequin swirls and stripes to make a fall display that is perfect as a centerpiece or for the front stoop.

Pumpkin Place Cards
Add a personalized touch to a fall dinner with custom-made place cards. Use your computer to create business-card-size tags with fall images and lettering. Print and attach to a small gourd with a pushpin.

Welcoming Wagon Display
Fill your old wheelbarrow with an assortment of pumpkins, gourds, mums, cabbage and kale. Use a permanent marker to inscribe one of the pumpkins with a welcoming message.

Stacked Gourds in Glass Vases
Bring autumn to your table or mantel by filling clear glass cylinder vases with gourds and pumpkins. Use vases of different sizes and heights to create interest and dimension.

Fall Foliage Pumpkins
Have your kids collect fall leaves from the yard, and use them as patterns to make cut-outs or glue onto pumpkins. These masterpieces will last up until Thanksgiving.

Petal Pumpkins
Create a beautiful floral display using yellow and orange mums. Cut the heads from the flowers and hot-glue them all over your pumpkins. Display on tabletops, mantels or undercover on the front porch.

Potted Pumpkins
Set pumpkins in or atop of terra-cotta pots paired with rich burgundy dahlias or yellow mums accented with pumpkin leaves. Place on a fireplace mantel or on a table.

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