Can Potted Mums Be Planted Outdoors At Season’s End?

As the old saying goes, you can hardly swing a dead fish this time of year without hitting a potted mum. They’re all over the place, and with good reason. When almost everything else is finished blooming, mums close out the gardening season in style. But after potted mums have served their purpose, can they…
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New Hardy Perennial Mums

Well, I certainly can’t keep mum about this. A new series of perennial mums (short for chrysanthemum) has proven winter hardy in our USDA Zone 4, and possibly into Zone 3. Mums are the most spectacular of fall-blooming perennial flowers, often blossoming until the snow flies. But winter hardiness has always been such a problem…
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