Mums The Word

Mums The Word

When it comes to updating your yard and garden with plants and flowers to reflect the palette and personality of the season, there are plenty of fall options that don’t limit you to chrysanthemums. While there’s certainly nothing wrong with this ubiquitous old standby and its myriad of hues, it’s worth it to browse through other selections that can add a little variety to your autumnal ambience. Here are a few South Louisiana fall-friendly plants and flowers to consider:

Crotons
Cigar Plants
Golden Bell Esperanza
Cassia Splendida
Shishi Gashira Camellia
All Varieties of Sasanqua & Camellia Cassia Candlestick
Pansy
Snapdragons
Dianthus
Ornamental Kale & Cabbage Cornstalks
Wheat Straw
Pumpkins

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or you were born without the green thumb chromosome, the knowledgeable staff at the Garden Spot of Mandeville can help you fulfill your vision — or create a brand new one. This retail garden center has a great selection of bedding plants, ferns, assorting hanging baskets, trees, large indoor plants, and more, direct from the grower. They’ll also have Christmas trees, poinsettias, and Christmas cacti in November! THE GARDEN SPOT OF MANDEVILLE is located at 2100 N Causeway Boulevard. You can also reach them at (985) 674-0252, or visit their Facebook page by searching Garden Spot of Mandeville.