Most shrubs and perennials may still be planted as long as adequately watered. We have many different home grown perennials available now. Fertilize new plantings with Fertilome™ Root Stimulator every two weeks for the first few months.
Pinch back leggy annuals and remove old blooms, also called Deadheading, to encourage new growth and blooms. Fertilize with Fertilome Blooming & Rooting (9-58-8) and water regularly.
Apply Fertilome All Seasons Lawn Food + Crabgrass & Weed Preventer for weed control in your lawn this fall. It prevents weeds by killing seeds, so do not apply if you are seeding any grass this fall.
Kill most common lawn pests, including: ants, fleas, ticks, with Hi-Yield Bug Blaster or Turf Ranger.
Plant a fall vegetable and herb garden.
Mulch, Mulch, Mulch to keep weeds down and increase water retention in landscape beds and gardens.
During dry weather, be sure to keep all plantings adequately watered. A weekly deep, soaking is more beneficial than a daily light sprinkling. Water between 6 & 10 am to avoid evaporation.
Apply Hydretain to lawns, gardens & flower beds to lock moisture in the ground.
Proper watering of newly planted trees and shrubs often means the difference between success and replacement.
The hotter and drier it gets, the larger the spider mite, borer, elm leaf beetle & other pesky insects populations become. Keep a close eye on all plants and bring samples of insects or damage to Panhandle Greenhouses for diagnosis.
*All products recommended can be found at Panhandle Greenhouses.
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Check the Soil Tempuratures Here
Determining the soil tempurature is the first step in knowing when it is time to plant items such as plants, grass seed, & more.
Here is a list of plants that the deer normally won’t eat. However, keep in mind that during a very hot and dry year, deer will eat just about anything. This list is based on what they don’t eat under normal circumstances and on what we carry in the nursery.