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  • Fall Favorites for your Southern Garden

    Fall is a great time to play in the dirt!
    Get instant fall color gratification with cool season plants with great flowers and foliage. Stop by your local Pike Nurseries to pick up all your Fall Favorites and transform your home!


    Chrysanthemum (Mums)
    Mums are the ultimate fall flower and are covered in daisy-like flowers in the rich colors of fall: burgundy, burnt orange and various tones of gold. Pop large mums directly into empty pots or plant them in a combination container garden or in the landscape.




    Pansies & Violas
    These colorful annual flowers last fall, winter and into early spring and come in nearly every color under the sun. Plant an array of colors or give your football team a garden shout out and plant your school colors. They thrive in full sun but can take partial sun.





    Pumpkins & Gourds
    It’s not fall without pumpkins! Dress up your front step and walkways with pumpkins in various shapes and colors from orange-red heirloom pumpkins, white ghost pumpkins, green and of course orange pumpkins. Stack them to create a pumpkin topiary, cover them with glitter, carve them or just let them relish in the natural beauty. Take fall a step farther and pop gourds into decorative bowls or even container gardens.

    All You Can Carry Pumpkins 19.99! (medium pumpkins only)



    Ornamental Cabbage & Kale
    These plants are loved for their great foliage color and texture both in the garden and in pots. There are many different varieties to choose from so have fun and play with the varieties that you like the best.






    Ornamental Peppers
    Ornamental peppers are a fun addition to the garden for their unique color: choose from orange, yellow and even purple peppers.






    Crotons are commonly used as a houseplant but their color makes them perfect for fall gardens. There are tons of croton varieties; some have large, broad leaves while others have long, narrow strappy foliage.






    Commonly called Coral Bells, heuchera is known for its vast array of foliage color. Foliage color ranges from lime green, rusty-red, peachy-orange, to a deep purple depending on the variety. This shade plant will grace you in spring with dainty sprigs that rise 8-10 inches above the foliage that get small bells shaped flowers in cream to rose.


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