With the new season of Fall finally here, cooler temperatures are approaching. These shorter days also, unfortunately, brings a season of saying goodbye to our favorite colorful flowers of summer. But take heart dear friends, the season of fall can also provide you with this specific breathtaking beauty, the plant we call the chrysanthemum, or in short, t h e g a r d e n m u m.
If you have hot summers like we do, here in Burlington, North Carolina, you understand that not all flowers will measure up to our hot summers. Some flowers just won't hold up to the hot sun, and are too delicate for the heat, like Foxglove, Stock, or Sweet Pea. BUT fear not, because there are still some BEAUTIFUL flowers that THRIVE in the heat. Here are some great suggestions for your flower garden this summer: