October Lawn and Landscaping Tips

29 September, 2015
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october lawn and landscaping tips_frank otte

Continue planting any trees and shrubs. They will have time to establish themselves before the spring.

Water newly installed plants all fall until the ground freezes. Even after they drop their leaves. Check the soil and water accordingly until the ground freezes

Plant PANSIES! Pansies love cold water and will last until next summer!

It’s time to start bringing in houseplants.

Apply a layer of mulch around your newly planted shrubs and trees.

If you have any tropical or subtropical container plants, move them indoors when the temperature drops to the 40s.

If your lawn is losing color, try over seeding with annual ryegrass when temperatures are in the low 70s.

Clean up your flower beds after the first killing frost; remove any dead plants.

Use dormant oil sprays to control scale on ornamental plants, trees, and shrubs

Refresh the mulch around your plants to help retain moisture and control weeds.


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