1. 15 Picks for Your Fall Vegetable Garden

                                      The growing season’s not over—try these varieties for a fall harvest.






















                                                                      1. What to Plant in Your Fall Garden

                                                                        Just because summer is over doesn’t mean it’s too late to plant. Extend the gardening season and get a jumpstart on spring by putting these plants in the ground now.






















                                                                                                        1. Fall Gardening Tips and Chores

                                                                                                          Fall is the time to wind down and put the garden to bed. By preparing now, you can save time next spring when the growing season ramps back up. Check these things off your to-do list soon so that an unexpected early hard frost or snowfall doesn't catch you by surprise.






















                                                                                                                                          1. Ideas for an Alluring Autumn Garden

                                                                                                                                            Autumn is here and, in certain parts of the U.S., the nights become cool; and the sun, being lower in the sky, throws a vivid spotlight on trees and shrubs as they change into their cloaks of color. To celebrate this time of year, Jan Johnsen provides ideas for creating alluring autumn gardens.






















                                                                                                                                                                            1. Fashionably Late Garden Performers

                                                                                                                                                                              Don’t leave the garden before the encore of summer has the chance to bloom. From the cheerful willow-leaved sunflower to the striking toad lily, we have 10 garden show-stoppers who may be late, but are definitely worth the wait.






















                                                                                                                                                                                                              1. Aster Flowers for Perennial Fall Color

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Asters come in a wide variety and grow quite effortlessly. Colors are diverse, ranging from white and pastel blues and pinks, to hybrids of deep scarlet and purple.






















                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1. The Art of Autumn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  A garden in Pennsylvania kicks into high gear just as the growing season winds down. See how flaming fall colors and tawny grasses exhibit the season’s remarkable changes in depth, texture and color.






















                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1. Get Colorful Fall Foliage with These Trees

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nothing else signals the seasonal shift as beautifully as these native trees.






















                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. The Magic of Mums

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      For autumn color, chrysanthemums are showstoppers. They're the first choice of proud moms for homecoming corsages; their exquisite forms draw thousands to flower shows; and in the fall, they dominate prime counter space at garden centers.






















                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1. The Craft of Interplanting with Jacqueline van der Kloet, Slide Show

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Photos of Jacqueline van der Kloet's gardens around the world, showing her artful mix of fall bulbs in bloom in public gardens in New York and Holland and at her home.






















                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Notes From a Flower Farm: Sunflowers, Zinnias, and Dahlias

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Now that Labor Day is behind us and the kids are heading back to school, Katherine Anderson of Marigold and Mint creates a few late summer flower arrangements with three favorite flowers of the season: sunflowers, zinnias, and dahlias.






















                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. The Art of Bark

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            As a design element in the garden, bark is the last frontier, interesting in the winter certainly, but also a bonus of texture and pattern all year that enhances foliage and flowers. Take a close-up look at the intricate bark of eight trees, and read four tips on how to design with bark.