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Enjoy Spring Color in Autumn With Fall Crocuses

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Mon, Sep, 14, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

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Did you know there are fall-blooming crocuses? Two major kinds are readily available and easy to grow in your garden. One is edible and one is poisonous, so you need to know which is which!  Don't miss this informative #plantchat to learn about growing these impressive fall flowers.

The  American Horticultural Society  and  Corona Tools  will be sharing their knowledge of Fall Crocuses with you. Prizes awarded during this #plantchat will be a bulb-planting trowel from Corona Tools, and a one-year membership from the American Horticultural Society.   

You're Invited to Tweet 

Join  @CoronaTools  and  #plantchat  co-partner,  American Horticultural Society Digital Communications Manager, Charlotte Germane, tweeting as  @AHS_Gardening and Communications Manager & Associate Editor, Viveka Neveln, tweeting as @VivNevAHS , on the topic of Fall Crocuses. The live chat begins Monday, September 14, 2015 at 11 a.m. PT / 2 p.m. ET, where we come together with green industry experts and fellow horticultural tweeps each week to discuss all things related to plants and horticulture, since 2014.

Discussion Overview 

Share your thoughts and takeaway exciting tips and info including:

  • Some crocuses bloom in the fall – If you enjoy crocuses in early spring you can host their cousins in the fall too.
  • Choose the right spot for your crocuses – Get tips on garden location, planting, irrigation, and culture for fall crocuses.
  • Some autumn crocuses are poisonous – Learn which fall-blooming crocuses are poisonous to dogs and cats (and humans).
  • Some fall crocuses are edible – Find out which crocus is not only edible but a “gold mine” of an expensive seasoning.
  • Harvesting tips – Make the most of your crocus harvest with tips on the best time of day to gather, and how to store the harvest.

Join the Conversation

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Don’t miss out on this exciting topic and join the conversation via Twitter. Just sign into #plantchat with your Twitter ID and you can follow the conversation and share with the community. Be sure to add the hashtag to all your tweets or join us in the plantchat room on Tweetchat.  They will automatically add it for you and it's easy to watch the conversation as it happens!

If you do miss the live event, you can still access the Storify recap, accessible 24/7 that will be posted following the live chat. The transcript includes all the information and links shared during the discussion. 

About Plantchat

Connect and share with the green industry leaders live on Twitter and 24/7 to learn and share about hot topics in the green industry. Now plantchat is part of the Green Industry Leaders Network (GILN) presented by Corona and its partners.  We are an alliance of professional organizations who are advancing the horticulture, tree care, and landscaping industries.

Topics: Corona Tools, #Plantchat, AHS

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