Plow and Hose: It’s second spring! Posted in: Lifestyle Fall in central Texas feels more like a second spring, but with a decrease in daylight.With the drop in overnight temperatures, it’s finally cool enough to be able to plant again. Fall is the best time for planting trees, shrubs and perennials since there is just enough time for plants to establish a strong root system before going dormant over the winter. Native and native-adaptive plants will always do better than non-native varieties. They are more drought tolerant and have fewer issues with pests and diseases. Fall is the ideal time for planting all trees except for bare root and citrus trees.Trees are great ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!