Home Gardening 13 fall garden tips and checkpoints

Home Gardenin 13 fall garden tips and checkpoints -

Autumn is a good and reasonable season run complete garden evaluation.This should contain all the successes and mistakes. It is also a good time to add new plants such as shrubs, trees, perennials, winter annuals and seeds. If perennials are too big, divide and replant or share with friends divisions. As trees and shrubs begin their leaves thedesign and Layout fall your landscape becomes clearer, perhaps you will decide a certain structure as an arbor, a fence or add abench. Here are some very useful tips and checkpoints for the fall in the garden;

  1. Remove and discard diseased leaves of perennials, roses, trees shrubsand. This insect population and help limit disease problems is reduced next spring and summer hibernation.
  2. send soil samples to your local advice service so you kind of changes can know what you need to add before you plant this fall or next spring.
  3. rake leaves of shrubs and trees and your compost heap book.
  4. Cut back and share Spring flowering perennials.
  5. Top Dress perennials, trees and shrubs with 2 inches of organic matter ( as compost ). Keep compost away from trunks and stems to reduce disease potential.
  6. Transplant divisions to the desired location. Prepare the environment ( addition of soil amendments ) ahead of time. Water after transplantation and during Thefall as needed.
  7. spring onion blossom ( including daffodils, tulips and crocuses ) have Once the goods soil temperatures cooled to 60 degrees F. at a depth of 3 to 4inches. If you have problems with deer or other animals such as chipmunks, choose lamps that "deer and rodent resistant" including daffodils and summer snowflake ( Leucojum aestivum ) are. Make sure that the bottom has 1 / 3organic material and is well drained. For gardeners in Zone 8 or 9, some spring bulbs require a pre-cooling. As I said on Hometalk.com with home a social network for people and garden projects, Brent and Becky's Bulbs is a great source for light bulbs.
  8. Plant container-grown or balled and burlapped trees, shrubs and hardyperennials. In your garden you can plant even into November, but you should from the beginning of October to get plants in the ground so that they acclimatize before coming winter weather.
  9. Add a 1 to 2 inch layer of mulch after planting, keep it from strains Station and dates.
  10. winter annuals in gardens with pansies, snapdragons, parsley and ornamental cabbage and kale. Plant before November soplants roots can establish before winter. The plants on a regular basis watered, and set time depending on weather conditions.
  11. Seed of poppies and delphiniums in October.Prepare floor, there raking and then sow seed directly.Do not cover seeds.Seedlings should already be released in November. Wait to sow to February Spring flowering annuals.
  12. You can also add winter crops in the vegetable garden like lettuce, arugula, kale and spinach.
  13. try winter growing salad INCOLD frame and line coverage. Plant winter salad now, because Once the goods temperature drops below 50 degrees F, it takes longer togerminate seeds.
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