September brings the end of summer, noticeably shorter days, and slowly cooling temperatures. While a visit from Jack Frost may not be far away, there’s still a lot of gardening to be done. Some of those activities include cleaning up the garden. But, other activities include tending to and harvesting cool weather and second-season crops. Our September Gardening Tips guide us to harvesting, as we also turn to planting fall bulbs.
Gardening Tip # 1: Freeze fresh herbs in water in ice cube trays. Pop-out the frozen cubes, and put them onto a labeled freezer bag. more…….
Gardening Tip #2: If it’s September, then the first visit from Jack Frost is not that far away. Be prepared for a quick “cover-up”. more…….
Gardening Tip #3: If your pumpkins are still green. With a little help, they can still ripen in time. more…….
Gardening Tip #4: As you clean up your garden, it is a great idea to check the soil pH, and make corrections, if needed.. more…….
Gardening Tip #5: Harvesting seeds for planting next year, can save you money. The seeds need to be mature, properly dried, and properly stored. more…….
Gardening Tip #6: Got 30 to 35 days until the first frost? Try this fast-growing garden veggie. more…….
Gardening Tip #7: Plant your Fall bulbs too deep, and they will struggle their way to the sunlight. Plant them too shallow, and they can be killed in frozen ground. As a rule of thumb…….
Gardening Tip #8: It’s easy to tell when your sunflower seeds are ready to harvest….. the birds begin to take them on you. more…….
Gardening Tip #9: Enzymes in vegetables cause the maturation process. These enzymes must be killed, by blanching before freezing. Each vegetable has a different blanching time. more…….
Gardening Tip #10: Herbs can be stored frozen, or dried. Herbs must be completely dry before storing. more…….
Bonus Gardening Tip # 11: Home canning is practiced by millions of people. Before you start, we recommend reviewing home safety guidelines every year. Safety first. About Home Canning
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