• Finish pruning spring blooming shrubs and trees
  • Enjoy the color of dahlias, native hibiscus, Rose of Sharon and phlox
  • Plan changes to your garden this fall
  • Keep watering anything newly planted last fall or this season
  • Patrol beds for deadheading and weeding through the coming month
  • Deadleaf daylilies as you cut spent stalks, removing yellowed foliage
  • Touch up mulch that was disturbed after pulling large weeds
  • Patrol beds for small seedlings of invasive plants and pluck out
  • Freshen containers with fall interest plants
  • Clean up spent vegetable crops immediately and sow cover crops or mulch with sterilized straw since Nature abhores a vacuum
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