Tag Archives: Fall chores

That season after summer

Fall is here. Even I have to acknowledge it after a couple of frosts. Last Tuesday, we did the update at the nursing home garden by clearing the beds and planting 70 perennials that came from my garden and another … Continue reading

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Autumn

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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September

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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November

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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