By Margaret A. Swenson
Master Gardener 

Gardening by Osmosis


Last updated 9/29/2022 at 2:24pm

Did September slip as quietly and quickly from your calendar as mine?

I was just making my to do list for August and the month was gone. Fortunately or unfortunately, most of those things can still be done in September.

Check with your municipal water agencies to reinstate your watering schedules. Your trees and shrubs, especially, need ample moisture to make it through winter after our hot dry summer.

Usually the last mowing and fertilizing application for lawns is done in September. This is also an ideal time to install new lawns.

For some strange reason even the weeds look attractive in...

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