Mums should ideally be planted from March through July to keep them from dying of frost over the winter. It is possible to plant them anytime from spring to fall, but the earlier they are in the ground the deeper their r... More »

Potted mums, or chrysanthemums, that are purchased for indoor use can be planted outdoors during or at the end of a growing season. However, mums sourced from a florist should be regarded as an annual rather than a peren... More »

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Plant mums by doing so at the right time, choosing a sunny planting site, amending the soil and planting the flowers. You need mum plants or seeds, compost and a garden trowel More »

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The main difference between garden mums and florist mums is that garden mums are hardy and can survive frost and winter months, while florist mums are less hardy and only survive in warmer climates. This is because garde... More »

In springtime, dig down 8 inches around each chrysanthemum plant with a garden spade, lift it out, and brush off any soil around the roots. Separate the younger shoots into three or four divisions, discarding older, wood... More »

Plant chrysanthemums in the spring to ensure the flowers develop a strong root system before winter, and allow potted mums that are purchased in the fall to remain in their containers until spring. Plant mums in a locati... More »

The best time to plant hollyhock seeds is in the late winter, about a week before the last frost. If planting seedlings, the best time to do so is a couple of weeks after the last frost. More »

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