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What can I plant in the fall? Ideas to extend the garden season after summer winds down

by Trish Rudder

Now is the time to think about planting tulips and daffodils that will bloom next spring. But in addition to bulbs, planting shrubs, other perennials and trees can go in the ground before the first frost.

In zone 6 where Hancock is, the first frost is generally around November 1. So, based on that general rule, plants can safely go in the ground between September 18 and October 9 before the ground freezes.

Hardy shrubs can be planted well into . . .