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Your September Regional Garden To-Do Lists

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Photos, from left to right: (1) Divide your daylily clumps with two large forks. (2) Deadhead some annuals like these 'Holi Scarlet' and 'Queen Lime Orange' zinnias. (3) Prepare your beds for cool-season veggies. Photos: courtesy of Lisa Imhoff; Andy Pulte; Laurel Startzel

Summer isn’t quite over yet, but in many regions the humidity is lifting and the occasional cool day blows through. This transitional time is important in the garden, but it also may mean that you are feeling a bit burnt out after a long, hot season. Check out what our regional reporters suggest you prioritize this month, while still saving time to enjoy the cooler temperatures and fall activities.


Some helpful resources for September gardening
Introduction to Dividing Perennials
10 Tips on Dividing Perennial Plants
Overwintering Tender Plants
Planting the Perfect Fall and Winter Veggie Garden
Building the Perfect Fall Container



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