fall garden care

Fall Weed Control

I don’t know about you but late summer vacations and a very demanding vegetable harvest has left me with a lawn joining the dark side. I’m referring to weeds. They are the bane of very existence and though I usually go the labour intensive route of pulling each and every one it may be past the point of no return. It goes without saying that left unchecked I can expect a weed filled frustration causing […]

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Putting your Garden to Bed – Checklist

The chill is on and your garden is looking tired! Time to send it to bed…. Empty any ceramic or terracotta planters to prevent them from cracking over the winter season. Roll up the garden hose and store it away, be sure to drain the lines and turn off the water from the inside source to prevent lines from freezing. Enrich garden beds with compost or manure turning into the soil with a pitch fork.

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Dividing Perennials

The days are getting shorter and the nights cooler. Fall’s inevitable arrival seems a little sooner than we might like. But there’ s a lemons and lemonade adage that I believe is suitable for this situation. Looking into my garden right now it’s easy to see what is competing for space and may need to be separated for next year. Though this week is a little hotter than of late I expect that by mid

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