Dry conditions in summer and fall can leave your garden looking ragged. Use this plan to create an oasis that looks good even in the worst weather.
Garden size: 10 by 16 feet
Fall Favorites Plan
Enjoy a colorful show from flowering kale, ornamental grasses, and more with this easy-care plan.
Garden Size: 13 by 19 feet
Grow a Fall Vegetable Garden
This garden of salad fixings can be started in midsummer for a delicious fall harvest.
Garden size: 26 by 19 feet
Put On a Fall Show
This border is actually part of the Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden; it's easy to maintain and provides a big bang of color at season's end.
Garden size: 12 by 13 feet
Adorn Your Deck with Blooms
In fall, this deckside planting comes alive with beautiful colors and textures -- perfect for enjoying as the weather starts to cool.
Garden size: 14 by 7 feet
A Touch of Country
This rambunctious layout features sedum, aster, black-eyed Susan, and other fall favorites that are sure to please.
Garden size: 10 by 11 feet
Bird-Friendly Garden for Fall
Wildlife will enjoy this garden all season long, but you'll love it most in fall. Ornamental grasses, black-eyed Susan, and Japanese sedge are standouts.
Garden size: 32 by 13 feet
No-Fail Fall Garden
This informal, naturalistic garden plan relies on mums and asters for fall color, along with generous quantities of dahlias, daylilies, joe-pye weed -- and a collection of annuals for summer bloom, too.
Garden size: 22 by 17 feet
Long-Blooming Rose Garden
Fragrant roses and perennials team up for a knock-out display that lasts well into autumn with this gorgeous garden plan.
Garden size: 22 by 22 feet
Put Foliage on Display
You don't need flowers to create a wonderful fall garden. This layout includes a variety of leafy favorites, including sweet potato vine, ornamental cabbage, and Swiss chard.
Garden size: 12 by 20 feet
A Bird-Friendly Haven
This large plan is big enough to provide for wildlife throughout the year, but it really shines in fall.
Garden size: 24 by 23 feet.
Corner of Grasses
Ornamental grasses are a must when planning a garden for fall interest. This plan features a variety of them.
Garden size: 10 by 8 feet