What to Plant In The Fall!

Not only are there flowers and vegetables that can be planted in the fall for beautiful viewing and harvest that same season, but also for prep for beauty the following spring.

You can also make sure your garden is ready for the next seasons as well when the chore list around the garden is dwindling down for the cooler, end-of-year months.

Gardening organically doesn’t have to change what you plant or when, although it will help if you do some prep work for the next year. You also want to keep in mind what types of pests you will be encountering so you know how to head them off easiest.

Seed Flowers

There are certain flowers that grow from seed you want to plant in these cooler fall months. It will lay dormant for the cold winter and sprout in spring and summer, used mostly for ground cover in larger gardens. Continue reading

Managing Powdery Mildew!

Powdery Mildew is a common disease that affect many different plants including vegetables, fruits, flowers, trees, shrubs and more.  This fungus grows best in warm and humid environments and it will overwinter in the soil in even the coldest temperatures. 

It is spread by insects, water run-off and wind.  If your plants are affected by powdery mildew there are many things you can do to stop it and prevent it from even happening. 

Identification

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