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Chinese Pistache Tree in Fall Color

November Garden Tasks

November gives us a comforting, quiet change in our gardens and yards. To keep everything in good health, there are a few tasks we can do in November with irrigation, dormant care to control disease and pests, and planning for all the brand new bareroot fruit trees, roses, and vines we get to bring home in winter.

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Green Cabbage in a Garden

Cool-Season Veggies

Each month provides a fresh chance to add veggies in your garden, either by plant or seed. November is no exception—and this month presents a special window for certain veggies that you can get started right now. Read on to see what's prime to plant in November. 

 

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Mature Green Japanese Maple

Japanese Maples

Japanese Maples are a garden favorite because of their graceful and elegant branching habit. Available in a variety of sizes and forms, including upright, weeping, broadleaf, and laceleaf, they provide year-round interest. Read on to learn why they are local favorites and how to care for them.
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Fall Planting

Fall Planting

Did You Know? What new plants really want is warm soil and pleasant temperatures, which will allow them time to develop into mature plants before next summer.

Plan to put things in the ground from about September 15 through November 15, to get the best of both the soil and temperature worlds.

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Veggie Garden Near Barn

Veggie Gardening

While it’s fresh in your mind, it’s a good idea to record what is happening in your veggie garden to make next year’s garden even better. We're including some advice on what to take special note of now, so you can make any needed changes before the next planting season. We’ll talk crop rotation, water, and drip choices.

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Pots with Fall Plants and Pumpkins

October In The Garden

October is when summer’s hot temperatures have finally left and now we can get so much done this month! We’ll talk pumpkin and winter squash harvest, citrus care, and more on the best planting time of the year for trees and shrubs.

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Composting Guidelines

Composting Guidelines

Composting is gathering green material and brown material—from your garden, kitchen scraps, and other materials—and putting them together in one spot to let them break down. What are green and brown materials? How do you start a compost pile? Read on for our tips.
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Pump-Ke-Mon Pumpkin

Fall Festival 2020

We're going virtual for Fall Festival, Monday, Sept 21—Saturday, Sept 26!
Did you miss any of our daily events this week? Just go to Instagram and Facebook @idiggreenacres to find your seasonal inspiration: Pumpkin Projects For All Ages, Fall Veggies, Pot-Up Recipes, Houseplants For Fall Décor, Fall Is For Planting, and more.  Read on for the schedule of virtual events.
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Fall Garden with Mums, Pumpkins and Lawn

Fall Planting

As fall approaches, the days are still warm and the nights are cooling off. Plants slowly begin to shift energy away from producing leafy growth, beautiful flowers and tasty fruit, to building strong roots—which makes fall the perfect time to put something new in the ground. Read on for more reasons to plant in the fall, along with a few planting ideas to get you started.
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