Get gardens ready for fall growing season
Chrysanthemums are a popular fall plant and thrive in cooler Central Texas temperatures.
Persimmon fruit ripens in the late fall.
Green Leaf Landscape and Garden Center Manager Lisa Driver holds a Purple Sunset dwarf pomegranate plant.
A Green Leaf Landscape and Garden Center employee moves a tree Thursday morning.
Zack Dolan, owner of Green Leaf Landscape and Garden Center, waters trees Thursday morning.
Pomegranates ripen through the fall season.
Birds of Paradise are perennials that loves the summer heat but will also bloom through the fall in Central Texas.
Fall is a good time to plant fruit and shade trees so their roots have time to establish before winter.
Green Leaf Landscape and Garden Center is at 1901 Farm to Market 2410 in Harker Heights.
Lettuce, collards, peppers, tomatoes, Brussels sprouts and cauliflower grow well in Central Texas during the fall months.
Chili Tepin Peppers, also referred to as “Birds Eye” peppers, thrive in cooler fall temperatures.
Citronella plants are natural mosquito repellants and grow well in the fall.
Green Leaf Landscape and Garden Center Manager Lisa Driver tends to snap dragons Thursday morning. Snap dragons, petunias and pansies grow well in the fall temperatures.
Petunias are a good fall weather plant.
Chrysanthemums are a popular fall plant and thrive in the cooler Central Texas temperatures.