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When night temps are at least 55 degrees!
In a few days you will remove the smallest to allow the strongest to keep growing! Thinning out seedlings is a necessary chore.
Certain flowers usually follow a “now in bloom” pattern. Keep track in your garden journal so you can add more of what thrives!
Once the forecasted night temperatures are steadily over 60 degrees, planting seeds and plants begins. Sheer row cover is always handy…used to run in and get sheets, pillow cases and dish towels when a potential freeze would sneak in in late May!
GARDEN WITH NATURE
Although turning the calendar to October is the hint that it is time to finish planning where to plant more crocus, hyacinth, tulips, and daffodils, it is also time to plan chores.
But wait…are birds still nibbling on seeds heads? Are there any seeds left?
I just finished cutting some stalks filled with aster seeds heads and walked along the roadside tapping them together as seeds flew into the border of thyme, cleome, and an assortment of wildflowers.
Soon the battery-operated hedge clipper will come out to take down the rest and be added to the slow compost pile. But ornamental grasses will stay! They provide places for birds to hide in and material for them to “feather their nests” and will add insulation for their winter homes.
In the spring, when I see some green emerging from the base, will prune them about 8 inches high in a dome-like shape and cut down the tops for compost.