Colton Corner: Local expert offers autumn gardening advice
Kathy Carroll of K's Nursery has advice for gardening in the fall season.
"If you don't like the responsibility of watering through the summer from spring plantings," Carroll said, "this is your time."
She says now is a good time to plant trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals and that fall is the best time to plant spring bulbs like tulips, daffodils and more for that burst of early spring color we all "need."
She also suggests it is the right time to plant garlic starts for next summer's harvest and to put in Cole crops like lettuces, cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower. To be sure you keep busy in the garden, Carroll says, now is the time to divide perennials that have multiplied and to prune trees and shrubs.
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