What can be planted this month?
Get info on becoming a Master Gardener; take an autumn hike; learn how to ID trees, attract pollinators, co-exist with wildlife, and more!
And maybe for food, too
These simple plant covers extend both ends of the growing season while encouraging vegetative growth and providing chemical-free pest protection.
What should I do with the leftovers?
How to grow a healthy and delectable treat
Register for the Master Gardener 2020 class; attend lectures on trees, invasives, native plants, and medicinal plants from the Appalachian forests. Attend the Fall Open House and plant/tree sale at Tufton Farms.
October vegetable gardening is a blend of harvesting, planting and preparing the garden for the winter and next season.
Viburnums offer lovely spring/summer flowers, attractive foliage, fall color, adaptability to growing conditions, and colorful berries that feed wildlife.
Fall chores involve preparing houseplants for life indoors; planting and/or forcing hardy bulbs; caring for tender bulbs; cutting down perennials; making leaf mold; and knowing what NOT to do.