Apply weed preventer to your garden beds now to stop weed seeds from sprouting. Mulch also helps retain moisture in the soil.
New daffodil varieties are available in heat-tolerant varieties that can handle the hot weather in warm climates.
Instead of bagging leaves or pine needles for the trash, use them to make free mulch.
Use these simple strategies to prepare fallen leaves for use as mulch right now, and again in next year’s veggie garden.
Perennials are the workhorses of the landscape. Fall is the time of year to divide them and let them get established for a head start on spring.
With the help of the summer sun and rain, that pile of weeds, kitchen waste and dead plants you accumulated early in the year should be ready for the next step.
Plant flower bulbs now for a burst of color as soon as spring awakens.
From mums and pansies to violas and ornamental kale, a new crop of flowers debuts in fall. These plants produce colorful blooms for weeks and weeks.
A little feeding and overseeding now makes for lush, green grass in spring. Follow these steps for a healthy lawn.
Edibles need to stay off the ground where disease and insects reduce production or destroy plants. Learn how to cage, stake or trellis your vegetables.
Edging your lawn makes for a defined, polished shape, and you’ll save time over using a weed trimmer.
Building better soil is the single most important thing you can do to improve your gardening success. And now is the best time to do it!