What shrubs are worth planting in autumn?

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Autumn is in full swing – it’s the perfect time for garden work. It’s not just about cleaning, but also about planting. Do you know what shrubs are worth planting in autumn? If not, we have a short guide for you that will lighten the subject a bit!

Autumn – a good time to plant trees and shrubs!

If you think that not much happens in the garden in autumn except for preparing the area for the cold months, we can’t agree with you. This is definitely the ideal time of year for planting trees and shrubs. Good weather conditions make plants root successfully, and frequent rainfall also favors gardeners. 

The moist autumn ground is waiting for you to plant the shrubs of your dreams. Experts point out that plants planted at this time of year have plenty of time to take hold, and on top of that they are frost-resistant. However, it is worth remembering that not all of them are suitable to be planted in autumn. Which ones can you reach for without worry? Check it out – you’ll still have time with your garden work.

Good time for fruit bushes

Autumn is the perfect time of year to plant fruit bushes. So if you dream of having at least gooseberries in your garden, it remains to act! And don’t forget about currants, which are ideal for our climate, as they are hardy. 

Other fruit bushes to plant in autumn include, for example, raspberries or chokeberries – its juice will be just right for winter! Also think about planting grapes. 

Bet on ornamental shrubs

If you are looking for ideas for other plantings, you can bet, for example, on ornamental shrubs (barberries or pieris), which will make your garden look fantastic. 

Interesting fact: in autumn you can also plant witch hazel, which blooms from February or even from January until the end of March. You have to admit that this shrub against the background of snow looks fantastic, and it is worth to find out. Interestingly, it is also an easy-to-grow shrub – will you try it?

In autumn we also plant flowers

Autumn is definitely the ideal time for planting flowers as well, although in many cases we will see them bloom only in spring. There is a huge selection of plants in garden stores at this time – there is something for everyone. 

As for flowers, in autumn you can boldly plant, among others: lilies, tulips, sapphires or anemones.

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