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Preparing for Autumn: 8 Companies to Reach Out to in Huntsville

Preparing for Autumn: 8 Companies to Reach Out to in Huntsville

It is officially September, which to many people means the start of the fall season. It means pumpkins, sweaters, boots, Halloween, Thanksgiving, warm drinks, football, and back to school. At least it is supposed to, it might still be a little too warm for that. However, for many of us, it also means raking leaves, closing pools, and a lot of yard work that was neglected over the summer. Even though we don’t get the worst fall season, it still has some downsides – namely the wind and rain.

Your time with your family is already rather limited during autumn, so why waste time doing all of that when you could be watching “It’s a Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” or carving pumpkins with your family? These companies will help you to make your seasons a little less stressful and a little more fun:

1. Valley Landscaping

Credit: Valley Landscaping

Credit: Valley Landscaping

Taking care of your landscaping isn’t only a summer job. During the fall months, there is a lot that you can do to get yourself more in the mood for fall. Valley Landscaping is a company that will help you create the perfect fall yard so that you have a beautiful backdrop for Homecoming photos, Thanksgiving football, and Halloween night. They plan each and every plant and shrub so that everything looks the way you want it to.

Fall is also a great time to start planning out spring’s garden. You might want to get a head start on your ideas so that you can have time to get the right plants and accessories, change your yard around, and take advantage of the weather. This company has a great reputation for doing some absolutely gorgeous things to yards, and starting in the fall will give them ample time.

2. Tate Farms

If you aren’t looking for a total overhaul of your yard, you might want to pop over to Tate Farms to get a few

Credit: Tate Farm

Credit: Tate Farm

pumpkins to scatter around. This farm is a great option for families and couples who are looking for an activity to get them in the autumnal spirit. In addition to the pumpkin patch, they also have a pedal cart track, jumping pillows, hay rides, a cotton jump, a hay bale maze, corn cribs, farm animals, and a playground.

You could easily spend all day here making memories and taking photos. While most people associate the farm with school trips, there is truly something for everyone to do and enjoy. They make their own sweets and have a wide selection of teas for those who need to get their pumpkin food fill.


3. Huntsville Hardscapes

Credit: Huntsville Hardscapes

Credit: Huntsville Hardscapes

Let’s be honest for a minute: while having our children home for the summer is great, they tend to do a number on our yards. Fall is a great time to hire a hardscaper that will fix up the cracked cement, the leaning wall, or those steps before the bad weather starts and you are put in danger.

Or maybe you just want to get something nice done to your yard so that next summer you can enjoy it more – either way.

Huntsville Hardscapes will help with your driveway, walkways, or even walls to get them looking great again. If you don’t have anything, they can help with installation as well. Huntsville Hardscapes is a great option because they will do the work for you or they will sell you the supplies so that you can do the work yourself.

4. Brownsferry Mercantile

Fall is a great time to take the health of your trees and gardens into consideration. While there are a million things

Credit: Brownsferry Mercantile

Credit: Brownsferry Mercantile

you could do to prepare for the colder weather, there is one big thing you can do if you just don’t have the time: mulch. Mulch helps to keep your ground moist so that nutrients can get to the roots of your greenery. It also just tends to make everything look better.

One of the best places to go in Huntsville for mulch is Brownsferry Mercantile. They sell their mulch by the cubic yard so you can buy at little or as much as you need. They will also bring the mulch to your commercial or residential location. If you are new to the mulching business, they can help determine how much you will need and even help you load it into your truck.

5. Huntsville Hardwear

Credit: Huntsville Hardwear

Credit: Huntsville Hardwear

If you need new supplies to tackle your autumn yard, Huntsville Hardware is the place to start for the traditional tools you’ll need as well as some new ones to make your life easier. They sell just about everything you could need to bring out the best in your fall yard, including rakes and bags.

The staff is extremely knowledgeable and will be able to help you with any of your fall hardware needs. Give yourself some time to look around and have a chat. Even better, talk to them about some of the projects you’d like to complete while the weather isn’t so warm.

If you need something special, Huntsville Hardwear will also complete custom orders for you.

6. Crow Mountain Orchard

Credit: Crow Mountain

Credit: Crow Mountain

Crow Mountain Orchard is a great resource we have in Alabama for many apples and other seasonal treats.

Seasonally, they have 50 acres of apples, peaches, nectarines, pears, berries, and cherries. They don’t allow you to pick your own, but they do give you access to the highest quality seasonal fruit around. If you want fruit that tastes good and supports a local business, look no further.

If you are looking for a large selection or a large amount of a specific fruit for an event, you really should stop in here. They keep everything up to date on their website, so you will be able to see what they have.

7. Huntsville Botanical Garden

Credit: Huntsville Botanical Garden

Credit: HBG

Family events at Huntsville Botanical Garden are always some of the most exciting events in the fall season. From their Scarecrow Trail to Fall Break Day Camp, there are a ton of things to pull from. Each day there is something different and unique, with many options happening on weekends.

There are even adults-only activities for those who just need a night away.

If you are looking to buy some fall plants, you can do so here to help support these activities and your community. They have some of the best options for children of all ages as well as fun events for adults to attend and stretch themselves – including sketching classes. Make sure to check the events calendar to see what is happening.

8. All Star Tree Service

Trees probably get most of your attention in the fall. Often, when a tree starts to die or becomes unhealthy, you will

Credit: All Star Tree

Credit: All Star Tree

see the signs during the fall months. If you have a tree that is losing leaves a much quicker rate than other trees or you have a tree that just doesn’t look good, it is worth getting them looked at. Our team at All Star Tree Service will look over your trees and check if they are healthy.

If your trees are healthy, we can also deliver firewood. Firewood makes those fall nights just a little cozier and more fun. Give us a call today to set up your fall tree health inspections or to get a firewood delivery.

Have Your Best Fall with All Star Tree Service

The health of your backyard and the amount of time you have to spend there really depends on your trees – after all, they are the stars of the season. From branches that could fall during a storm to leaves that clog up systems, you need to get them under control.

Go out and have your best fall and trust someone else to do all of the grunt work this season.

Header photo courtesy of finchlake2000 on Flickr!

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