Cool Season Annuals

Annuals are a great way to add variety and color to the landscape and containers. As temperatures cool in late summer into fall, many of the summer annuals like marigolds, coleus and impatiens are looking “tired.” These annuals can be replaced by those that do well in the cooler temperatures of fall. Learn about cool-season annuals that can be used in late fall and early spring in the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Yard and Garden news release from September 14, 2021.

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Aaron Steil Consumer Horticulture Extension Specialist

Aaron Steil is the consumer horticulture extension specialist at Iowa State University where he works with county Extension offices across the state to answer home gardening questions for all Iowans.  This includes information related to trees, shrubs, vegetables, fruits, herbs, perennials, ...

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