Don’t head out to the pumpkin patch just yet. Go faux and get the look of this fall decorating staple without the mess: (1) Mix a medley of small faux pumpkins with fruit and foliage for a centerpiece, (2) place them in a woven basket in the entryway or (3) line up several faux white ones on a mantle for a look that’s simply gourd-geous!
Fresh pick of the month: Zinnia. Bursting on the scene just in time for fall, zinnias are known for their bright, abundant blooms. This easy to grow, long-stemmed annual loves rich soil plus full sun and is available at The Home Depot®.
Easily pot zinnias in four steps:
1. Assemble potting soil, trowel and container.
2. Fill planter about half way with soil.
3. Insert zinnia into pot.
4. Gently pack more dirt around plant and water.