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OKC Beautiful: Fall is a great time for gardening

Carla Sharpe: Fall is for planting. Here are suggestions of what you can plant in your garden right now.

BY Carla Sharpe Published: August 26, 2013

What’s a gardener to do in the fall? Loretta Aaron, one of OKC’s best gardeners and my longtime gardening mentor, always reminded me that “fall is for planting.” Here are some of Loretta’s ideas for what to plant now.

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About Loretta Aaron

For 21 years, Loretta Aaron, an Oklahoma City gardening expert, was a beloved and well-known gardening columnist for The Oklahoman. Loretta died in 2009. With the permission of Loretta’s family, we will reprint some of Loretta’s words of gardening wisdom.

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