8 Ways to Get Late-Summer Color in Your Garden
This bevy of beautiful blooms will fill your garden with color through the fall season.
Primroses come in shades of amethyst, gold, garnet, sapphire, and pink tourmaline; some are even edged with silver. Yet for all their beauty, not even frost and rain can hurt them.
In mild-winter areas, primroses are on the market from October through early spring. In snowy areas, plants appear in late February or March.
Give bedding plants an application of complete, controlled-release fertilizer every three months or so. For container plants, apply a half-strength liquid fertilizer twice a month.