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Things to Do in the October Garden: Vegetables

Begin harvesting cool-season vegetables, such as broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, and collards. Enjoy apple harvests in the north part of the state. Clean up any remaining warm-season vegetable plants, such as tomatoes or peppers. Fall is a great time to conduct a soil test for your vegetable garden. Lime…
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Things to Do in the October Garden: Annuals and Perennials

As fall progresses, continue to remove old and spent foliage from warm-season annuals and summer-blooming perennials. Any non-diseased plant debris can be composted. Enjoy the addition of cool-season annuals to your landscape, such as pansies, dusty miller, and snapdragons. Fall mums are also colorful additions to the fall landscape. Container…
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