Thursday, November 18, 2021
Monday, November 8, 2021
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Monday, October 18, 2021
Monday, October 4, 2021
Maintenance and Clean Up
Harvest sunflower heads; use seed for birdseed or roast for personal use.
Harvest and immediately dry filberts and walnuts at 95 degrees
Place mulch over roots of marginally hardy plants for winter protection.
Clean, sharpen, and oil tools and equipment before storing for winter.
Prune out dead fruiting canes in raspberries.
Dig and divide rhubarb. (about every 4 years.)
Propagate chrysanthemums, fuchsias, and geraniums by stem cuttings.
Save seeds from the vegetable and flower garden. Dry, date, label, and keep cool and dry.
Pest Monitoring and Management
Control weeds while small. Hand weeding and weeding tools are particularly effective now.
Mulch to prevent weeds, to conserve moisture, and to improve soil health.