september

  • How-To

    Mid-Atlantic September Garden To-Do List

    It may still be hot and dry here in the Mid-Atlantic, but we are getting a little glimpse of hope when there is a cooler day now and then. Those…

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    Northwest September Garden To-Do List

    September in the Pacific Northwest is a very transitory time. The garden wants to continue summer but is also headed into fall. The two distinct chore paths for gardeners can…

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    Southern Plains September Garden To-Do List

    The heat will break this month, and so begins our second growing season of the year! September is a busy time in the Southern Plains as we kick off our…

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    South September To-Do List

    September in the South is a bit of a mixed bag. Summer is still fully in effect, but we also get a few glimpses of fall. One of the first…

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    Southeast September Garden To-Do List

    Is it fall yet? Nope, not in the Southeast, but that’s just fine with me. Late summer has its own flavor worth savoring. Sure, plenty of plants are looking dog-tired,…

  • How-To

    Midwest September Garden To-Do List

    Plant fall containers. With some of our summer containers looking a bit haggard, this is a great month to revive container plantings by removing spent plants and replacing them with…

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    Northern California September Garden To-Do List

    With days getting shorter and an occasional touch of morning chill in the air, September begins to feel like fall. In both the ornamental and the edible garden, it's time…

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    Southwest September Garden To-Do List

    Welcome to September! By now you’re appreciating every drop of monsoon water you’re receiving, and more than likely you’re ready for the cooler temperatures to start arriving. While we continue…

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    Northeast September Garden To-Do List

    September is a game changer. Don’t believe the propaganda; school might be back in session, but summer isn’t over yet. In fact, it’s better than ever. The humidity abates in…

  • Design

    Autumn Salvia Pruning in Southern California

    The wonderful world of salvia, or sage (Salvia spp. and cvs., Zones 5–11), is vast, wildly colorful, and often quite fragrant. There are well over 900 species, of which California…