On the Home and Garden Show with Vance Co. Cooperative Ext.
- Farmers Market
- Getting to Know Your Land
- Before tilling up an area of your garden, take a picture of what was growing there and record it in your garden journal so you can rotate vegetables in that area next year.
- Sow your tall fescue seed now though mid-September. Get soil seed contact and water frequently.
- Consider planting cover crops such as crimson clover to provide nitrogen for next year’s garden.
- Don’t put grass clippings in the compost pile.
- Consider constructing a greenhouse or cold frame to extend your growing season.
- When planting trees and shrubs this fall, consider choosing native plants that produce berries to help birds get through the winter.
- Take your soil samples now to avoid the rush !!!!!!!
- Don’t apply lime to your lawn unless indicated by soil analysis.
- You can plant beets, sweet peas, bulb onions, mustard, lettuce, collards, arugula.
- Visit the Memorial Garden at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market to see what’s blooming late in the season.