Thursday, September 3, 2009

Fall is for Planting

The months of September and October are a perfect time to do yard and garden planting. Warm soil temperatures and cool night temperatures make it an excellent time to establish plants. Plus, most plants are on sale at the garden centers so you can save some money too. Here are some planting guidelines.

Evergreens – plant until about mid-September so they have time to take root and establish themselves before the winter sets it.

Perennials – can be planted until late September or early October.
Trees and shrubs – can be planted until about November 1.

The key to success is keeping them all watered. This means at least an inch or so of water every week until the ground freezes.

Make your day a good one.

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