September Lawn & Gardening Tips

September Lawn & Garden Tips

  1. Fall is for planting and now is a great time to plant container grown shade trees, shrubs, and ground covers. New inventory is arriving weekly.
  2. Fall is also the time for protecting your existing trees and shrubs with Bio Advanced Tree & Shrub Protect & Feed.
  3. Overseed shady lawns with TLC Premium Sun & Shade Mixture or Crossfire 4 Tall Fescue Seed and apply Fertilome New Lawn Starter.
  4. Apply Sure Green Crabgrass & Annual Bluegrass Preventer Plus Lawn Food for weed control in Bermuda or fescue lawns this fall. It prevents weeds by killing seeds, so do not apply if you are seeding any grass this fall.
  5. Clean up roses and fertilize for fall blooms with Bio Advanced All-In-One Rose Care
  6. Plant Mums and Asters for fall blooms
  7. Fertilize established shady lawn grass with TLC Premium Lawn Food in mid-late September
  8. Plant a fall vegetable garden. Garden seed along with tomato and pepper plants are available at TLC
  9. Plant Ornamental Cabbage and Kale for fall color
  10. Plant Pansies in mid-late Sept for fall and winter color, use TLC Pansy Food
  11. Buy fall bulbs-tulips, daffodils, etc., but don’t plant until November
  12. Plant perennials now to allow establishment before winter
  13. Fertilize flower beds and containers with TLC Garden Max or Osmocote Plant Food
  14. Fertilize established trees and shrubs with TLC Tree, Shrub, and Landscape Food
  15. Till flower and vegetable beds with Back To Earth Soil Conditioner
  16. Sow wild flower seeds
  17. Treat for lawn grubs with Bio Advanced Season Long Grub Control
  18. Tree wrap young, thin barked trees for winter protection

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