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5 Seeds to Plant Now (in the Fall) for Easy Summer Plants

filipendula rubra queen of the prairie by Eric Hunt via www.pithandvigor.comI’ve calculated that for less than $20 you can have a garden full of these 5 beautiful plants.  All you have to do is buy the seeds (generally less than $4/ packet  – which contains at least a few hundred seeds) and sow them outside, straight into the dirt, right now.  These guys all like this kind of autumnal drop-and-go treatment.  So easy – Huge Reward.

1) Filipendula rubra – (Queen of the prairie).  (above)

fall seeds to sow now for next spring from www.pithandvigor.com

2) Veronicastrum virginicum – (Culvers Root)

3) Parthenium integrifolium (Wild Quinine)

4) Sporobolus heterolepsis (Prairie Dropseed)

fall seeds to sow now for next spring from www.pithandvigor.com

5) Aster ptarmicoides (Upland White Aster) , Filipendula rubra – (Queen of the prairie)

 

images : Veronicastrum virginicum from Prairie Moon, Aster ptarmicoides Seed Terra, Filipendula rubra Kings Brae Garden   and by Eric Hunt, Parthenium integrifolium from Prairie Nursery, Sporobolus heterolepsis Prairie Nursery

r-greayer_55a-short-253x253Rochelle Greayer is a writer, landscape designer, farmers market manageress, former physicist rocket scientist & founder and editor of PITH +VIGOR. Author of Cultivating Garden Style : Inspired Ideas and Practical Advice to Unleash Your Garden Personality (her first solo book) she also writes for Apartment Therapy and hosts garden related and floral workshops in her barn in Harvard, MA.  Want to know more?
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