Garden Calendar - AUG/SEPT/OCT
Arno King

In temperate and cool climates, spring is a significant time. After
months of icy weather gardeners can finally get outside and prepare their gardens for the brief spring and summer growing season. The ground is moist after winter rains and spring is mild with ongoing ‘spring showers’.

This article addresses the following topics:

  • The vegetable garden
  • Perennial Vegetables
  • Perennials
  • Shrubs
  • Trees
  • Ponds
  • Lawns
  • Shadehouse
  • Orchids
  • Future Plantings

Special information is provided for:

  • Salads
  • Vegetable planting schedule for August, September and October for subtropics and tropics
  • Annual planting schedule for August, September and October
  • Plants for future plantings including: trees, shrubs, perennials and groundcovers as well as climbers.



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