Pumpkins, squash and gourds will keep for months when properly stored. Make the most of the last warm days of the season to improve the flavor of these vegetables.
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Monthly Archives: October 2014
If you’ve enjoyed fresh herbs this summer, there’s no reason not to have that fresh taste through winter. Harvest and preserve herbs now before the first freeze.
You don’t have to give up fresh greens just because winter is coming: Grow them in a cold frame.
Now is a great time to plant flowers for winter color. Since the air and soil have cooled, new plants have less stress.
Fall is the best time to improve your soil by adding compost to flower beds.
Giving your Bermuda and Zoysia grass a last feeding now, before the first cold snap hits, will help it survive the cold months.
Lawns grow fastest during warm weather, but they also continue to grow during cooler months. Your goal is to reduce your mowing schedule to once a month.
Lawns need about an inch of water a week to thrive. Installing a rain gauge helps you stay on top of rainfall and know when your lawn may be thirsty.
Giving your lawn a last feeding now, before the first cold snap hits, will help it to survive the cold months.
Tips to kill, control and prevent weeds in your driveway, patio and sidewalk.
If you’re always forgetting to water your houseplants, succulents are the perfect plants for you.
Properly store your mower through the winter months to ensure that it easily revs up next year.