|A gorgeous orange pumpkin provides a wonderful backdrop to this unnamed variety of pink dahlia.|
|Even the lowly fly is attracted to the beauty of a pink dahlia!|
|I wish I new the cultivar of this delicate pink dahlia.|
|A beautiful color echo of dahlia and like-hued mum.|
*You bring them home, and then you make one of three decisions as to how you will use chrysanthemums in you landscape.
|Buy mums with just enough open buds to determine color.|
|Cheery orange pumpkins peak out from behind equally cheery mums and dahlia blooms.|
|A deep green Japanese Yew and pale sedum blooms join the party.|
Any or a combination of this purchase, place and pitch or plant strategy results in great satisfaction and seasonal joy, I assure you. Just make sure that however you use these lovelies that you keep them well watered, deadheaded, and looking fresh for the duration.
|The interior of the dahlia repeats the yellow and orange tones of fall.|
Even just one $1 yellow mum sitting in your kitchen windowsill will make you glad to be alive…and happy, delirious even, that (at least in Oklahoma), fall has arrived. 🙂
|The fall vignette comes together.|
For mum buying tips and other ideas watch last Friday’s FOUR YOUR GARDEN segment (here) or in the player below. Lots more pumpkin pics and ideas in future posts and on Instagram. Details below.
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