Garden Calendar - AUG/SEPT/OCT
Arno King

The weather is warming and summer is upon us. Many gardeners find
gardening with the warmer temperatures trying – but by getting out into the garden early in the morning when it is cool and then later in the afternoon, it can be quite pleasant. Remember to don the hat, sunscreen and a long sleeved shirt.

This article addresses the following topics:

  • Take timeout to plan
  • The vegetable garden
  • Annuals
  • Perennials
  • Shrubs
  • Trees
  • Ponds
  • Lawns
  • Shadehouse
  • Orchids
  • Future Plantings

Special information is provided for:

  • Vegetable planting schedule for November, December and January for subtropics and tropics
  • Annual planting schedule for November, December and January
  • Plants for future plantings including: trees, shrubs, perennials and groundcovers as well as climbers.



From a 10 page Feature Article in Issue Seventeen
Luscious red Capsicums (Capsicum annum) can be planted in November.
Cucurbita pepo ‘Yellow Button’.
Iresine herbstii ‘Brilliantissima’ red foliage with normal green foliage form.

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