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IDEA: Changing the plants

In October, temperatures began cooling. It was time to change out the warm season annuals (the coleus and sweet potato vine) with the cool season annuals (snapdragons and pansies). We wanted to do this before frost and before soil temperatures became too cool.

Coleus

Coleus

Sweet Potato Vine

Sweet Potato Vine

The garden was designed with this in mind. This switch took  several hours. The garden was fertilized with an all-purpose liquid fertilizer after planting.

Snapdragon 'Rocket Rose' (in bud)

Snapdragon ‘Rocket Rose’ (in bud)

Pansy 'Antique Imperial Shades'

Pansy ‘Antique Imperial Shades’

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Sheri is the State Coordinator for the Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Program and Extension Specialist for Consumer Ornamentals. When she is not traveling about the state of Georgia admiring the work of Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteers, she spends time in her own (real and virtual) gardens.