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10 Tips for September Gardening

September is a great time to give your garden a little TLC.  So whether you are beginning the process of putting your garden to rest for the winter season or gearing up for a fresh start, September can be one of the busiest months in the garden. Check out my 10 Tips for September Gardening to help you get it all done.
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10 Tips for September Gardening:

#1 Stop Trimming and Fertilizing

#2 Divide and move perennials to fill holes in the garden.

#3 Cut back any perennial that has finished blloming or is diseased.

#4 Dig up and store those tender bulbs like, cannas, dahlias, and tuberous.

#5 Start planting spring flower bulbs like, daffodils, tulips, and hyancith.

#6 Harvest remaining vegetables except those cold harty varieties such as brussels sprouts, lettuce, and beets.

#7 Great time to plant trees and shrubs, keep watered during dry spells.

#8 Pick herbs for drying and or freezing.

#9 Remove diseased tomato, potato, and squash foliage to prevent disease. Do not toss these plants in the compost. Bag them up and throw away.

#10 Remove dead branches from roses and fruit trees (no pruning yet)

Bonus Tips: 

*Improve your garden soil by adding manure, compost and leaves directly to the top of your vegetable gardens and flower beds that you will not be planting in until spring. 

*Move your tropical houseplants indoors by the end of the month checking for pests and treating if necessary before the move indoors.

10 Tips for September Gardening | ahealthylifeforme.com

Don’t miss my September in the Garden post for more tips to help you in the garden.

September in the Garden | ahealthylifeforme.com




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