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Northern California Regional Reports

Northern California: September Garden To-Do List

Sweet peas. Photo: Fionuala Campion.

Plant sweet pea (Lathurus odoratus, annual) seeds now for abundant, deliciously fragrant bouquets next spring!

Keep harvesting your summer vegetables, and start canning!

Check your end-of-summer irrigation needs, and feed plants if needed.

Continue deep watering your fruit trees and cleaning up downed fruit.

Begin planting your winter garden; amending the soil well before direct seeding carrots, beets, and radishes; and transplanting your winter vegetable starts.

Plant your winter veggie garden now. Photo: Fionuala Campion.

Fionuala Campion is the owner and manager of Cottage Gardens of Petaluma in Petaluma, California.

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