The go to is mums, mums and more mums. I’ve got nothing against them but as the only addition to your fall landscape they can end up looking a little uninspired. So what’s a gardener to do? Add interest with not only plants but other structural and decorative accents. We came up with a few favourites that fall (ha ha) in perfectly with autumn colour and cooler temperatures.

Plants – perfect for containers!
Mums (surprise)
Asters
Pansies (not just for spring!)
Rudbeckia
Echinacea
Kale
Ornamental Cabbage
Ornamental Peppers
Swiss Chard
Violets
Periwinkle
Salvia
Snapdragons
Holly
Ivy

Shrubs – Remember it’s a great time to plant shrubs as they get they thrive in cooler weather and have an entire winter to establish a strong root system.
Burning Bush
Smoke Tree
Sumac
Witch Hazel
Evergreens – always great as they maintain their colour and shape as temperatures plummet

Trees
Sugar Maples
Japanese Maples
Dogwood
Katsuratree
Service Berry
Ornamental Pears
Gingko
Redbud
Decorative Accents
Corn Husks
Gourds and Pumpkins
Garden Sculptures and Gazing Balls
Bird Feeders – enjoy the added dimension of movement
Fall Wreathes
Grapevine