October Gardening - Top Ten Growing Tips
Gardening Tip # 1: Fall planted garlic, produces the biggest
bulbs next year. Plant them now.
Gardening Tip #2: Saving seeds is a great way to save $$$. Harvest
the seeds, dry them, and tuck them away for next spring.
Gardening Tip #3: Pumpkin picking is an annual rite of October. Picking
the perfect pumpkin is fun for you and the whole family.
Gardening Tip #4: Garden cleanup.. it's not as much fun as planting
time. But, it's an important task. Use this time to improve your soil, getting
the pH right, and adding lots of compost and manure.
Gardening Tip #5: Do you have a Poinsettia from last year? Forcing
them to bloom is an enjoyable experience. The process starts now.
Gardening Tip # 6: It's just about time to bring in plants you want
to grow as indoor houseplants. Leaf Drop is a common problem. Find out how
to minimize leaf drop.
Gardening Tip #7: If you live in northern parts of the USA, your rose
bushes need winter protection.
Gardening Tip #8: Got pumpkins!? This time of year we all do.
Pumpkin serving bowls and dishes is a unique way to use them
Gardening Tip #9: Got as little as 35 days until the first frost?
You may be able to plant something yet!
Gardening Tip # 10: Leaves are invaluable for improving your
garden soil. Compost them, or work them into the soil. Leaves tilled into
the soil in the fall, will be well decomposed by spring.
Gardening Tip # 11: Re-use plastic plant marker labels year,
after year. They clean up easily with almost no effort.
find out how.......
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