Month: September 2014

Pick warm-season vegetables such as eggplant, melons, peppers, squash, and tomatoes before frost.  Handle them gingerly to avoid damage and subsequent spoilage. Pick mature green tomatoes and ripen them indoors, Wrap them in newspaper to prevent decay from spreading.  Sore in a cool location (55 to 70 F) until ripe. Plant Garlic in October in […]

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Nothing says “Welcome Spring” better than a yard exploding with drifts of colorful bulbs in bloom. Late September through October is a great time to plant Spring blooming bulbs in the garden.   To guarantee nonstop color in your garden buy varieties that bloom at different times.  Good drainage is essential for bulbs, amend the […]

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