Flower Power Garden Hour 120: October To Do List

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In this episode, I discuss October garden To-Do tasks. There is a big variety with a lot on the list, including:

  • Continue clean up – pull out dead plants; remove lead, vegetable and fruit debris
  • Use soil sulfur to drop pH
  • Prune non-frost sensitive plants
  • Cover succulents if chance of rain
  • Add beneficial nematodes
  • Plant perennials
  • Buy bulbs…chill tulips 8-12 weeks
  • Plant vegetables – fava beans, beets, bok choy, celery, swiss chard, collards, garlic, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, mustards, peas, radishes, shallots, turnips
  • Cover crops, including fava beans, clover
  • Consider planting wildflower seeds – CA natives… clarkia, poppies
  • Collect seeds off prior year plants

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