Colorful Ideas for Fall Flower Containers

By: Julie Day

Colorful flowers

Idea #1: Extend Your Summer Season

You don’t have to change seasons all at once. If some of your summer flowers are still thriving, leave them in place; then tuck in a few mums, asters, or brightly colored gourds to extend the color for another month or two. Once everything is spent, you can replace your container with a cold weather alternative.

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  • New Port Richey Florist Says:
    August 29th, 2016 at 9:37 am

    Love the idea of fall flowers; so colorful. I libve in the south so the weather does not change to dramatic here, do you have any suggestions for Florida Fall gardens?



  • Dolly Says:
    September 26th, 2014 at 3:49 pm

    Thank you for fall ideas. I love container gardening especially this time of year, trying to keep that summer color going year round. I live in a very rural area with acres of foliage around me, so whatever isn’t growing in my garden I usually find in the woods to decorate my landscape. I generally use all natural foliage every time I decorate in and outdoors whether its a front door decoration or a small container indoors. Again thank you for some ideas on container decorating, I look forward to your next newsletter. I wish I had discovered your site earlier. And just a suggestion I really liked your cover photo of container decorating but had to guess what flowers they were, listing them would have been made it easy to figure out what they were.


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