Tag Archives: Fall chores


We’re having great weather. It’s 46°F right now. The leaves aren’t showing a lot of color yet, but there are spots here and there. I’ve trimmed just about every shrub on the property, and I’m gaining on deadheading my perennials. … Continue reading

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Outdoor chores

Do you have a fall outdoor chore list? I live on almost four acres and mine is long. But, the chore list and a MG project have put some strain on my back. I’ve had to back off a bit … Continue reading

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Time flies because I’m not sure how we got to the second week in September already. We’ve had a couple of days of cool weather and were able to open the windows. That’s a really good thing since several of … Continue reading

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Busy October

I’ve been digging, deadheading, mowing, and raking. I’m moving my to-do list along. Are you raking leaves yet? If you live in New England and have maple trees, Ship Foliage in Massachusetts is willing to pay $1 for each perfect red, yellow, and orange … Continue reading

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It’s here, and we’ve even had our first snow flakes. The plants have been deadheaded, the grasses cut back, furniture and containers stored, raised beds cleared out, some leaves composted, chicken run covered, mowers treated, and now it’s time to … Continue reading

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Fall chores

I often wonder if a gardener works harder in the spring or the fall because it seems like both seasons provide a pretty good workout. The grapes and raspberries have been pruned, blueberry bushes moved, and cherry trees transplanted. Two of the raised … Continue reading

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Fall chores

I keep reading how Fall is everyone’s favorite time of year. It is nice, the colors are beautiful especially here in the Northeast, but it is also a lot of work to put things to bed and get ready for … Continue reading

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