PLANNING FOR FALL / WINTER
Thinking about adding fall color to your yard? Shrubs and fall flowering perennials are at their peak.
Ensure all trees and shrubs have good moisture going into fall, after our killing frost (-3 for a couple of days) water in well, top it all wood mulches. Cut back any perennials that there time is done in. day lilies, peony, iris, phlox, delphinium, daisy are just a few that come to mind.
Cover all tender roses by mid Nov.
Manage, check and clean all garden tools. So you are ready for spring.
Grass should be mowed and winter fertilizer applied, all irrigation shut off by Oct 1.
Make notes for next spring what you liked about your gardens or want to change for 2017.