Garden Tips For October:
1). Premature fall color on trees can be a sign of stress.
2). Fall browning of needles on evergreens is normal.
3). Salt marsh hay is an excellent choice for mulching – garlic, strawberries and perennials.
4). Apple slices are a good choice for baiting vole traps.
5). Plant spring bulbs ‘en masse’ for a dramatic effect next spring.
6). It’s time to start removing non-bearing plants from your vegetable garden.
7). Collards, kale and Brussel sprouts are sweeter when harvested after a light frost.
8). Get into the spirit—crave a pumkin!