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Extending Your Garden Season into Autumn

Nancy J. Ondra, Stephanie Cohen, Rob Cardillo (Photographs by)


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Embrace the jewel-toned fruits, flaming foliage, and woody plants of the fall garden. Landscape designers Nancy J. Ondra and Stephanie Cohen offer practical design ideas, plant advice, and 10 complete garden plans in this autumnal gardening guide. Ondra and Cohen’s expertise is complemented by stunning color photographs that illustrate the beauty and variety of this often overlooked gardening season. You’ll be inspired to use vines, tree shrubs, and flowers to contribute color, texture, and beauty to your garden well past summer’s peak. 

Praise For Fallscaping: Extending Your Garden Season into Autumn

"Nancy J. Ondra and Stephanie Cohen have found an easy, breezy way to convey fun, fresh ideas."
Country Living Gardener

"Nancy J. Ondra and Stephanie Cohen have found an easy, breezy way to convey fun, fresh ideas."

“It’s an indispensable book for anyone who wants to extend the garden’s interest until spring comes around again.”

“There’s nothing like having splendid shades right outside your window, on your own property.  But deciding which fall trees, shrubs and vines to plant can be a daunting decision, and that’s where Fallscaping can help.”

Plain Dealer

“…detailed how-tos on everything from saving seeds, to deadheading, to extending bloom time.”

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Fallscaping will inspire gardeners to make the most of New England’s most glorious season.”

Boston Globe

“Leave it to Nancy Ondra to give us another beautiful book, this time about the glorious fall garden. [H]er 240 pages are bound to make you reconsider your plant palette to include some of the rich reds, burgundies and golds we are seasonally missing.”

Orange County Register

“Fallscaping: Extending Your Garden Season Into Fall” by Nancy J. Ondra and Stephanie Cohen offers lots of ideas on how to push the summer gardening season well into fall.”

The Journal News

Storey Publishing, LLC, 9781580176804, 240pp.

Publication Date: September 12, 2007

About the Author

Nancy J. Ondra, author of Container Theme Gardens, is a garden writer and editor as well as the former owner and operator of a small rare-plant nursery. She is the author or co-author of a dozen gardening books, including Foliage (winner of the 2008 Book Award from the American Horticultural Society), The Perennial Gardener’s Design Primer (winner of a 2006 Silver Award from the Garden Writers Association), Five-Plant Gardens, The Perennial Care Manual, Fallscaping, and Grasses. She currently gardens in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and blogs at

Stephanie Cohen, “The Perennial Diva,” has received awards from the Philadelphia Horticulture Society, was elected a fellow of the Garden Writer’s of America, and was named a Garden Communicator of the Year by American Nursery and Landscape Association. Cohen founded the aboredum at Temple University and served as the director for five years. She has written for Country Living Gardener, Blooms of Bressingham Perennial Program, American Beauties Program, The Pennsylvania Horticultural Magazine, Organic Gardening, Fine Gardening, and Green Profit

Rob Cardillo has been photographing gardens, plants, and the people who tend them for more than 20 years. Formerly the director of photography at Organic Gardening, he now works for major publishers, horticultural suppliers, and landscape designers throughout the United States. Visit him at