•Use Root Stimulator after transplanting any trees, shrubs, perennials, fruits,
roses, houseplants, or tropicals. Use every two weeks for the next 6-8 weeks.
•Finish pruning evergreens except pines. Do not prune azaleas, rhododendrons,
hydrangeas, and spring-flowering shrubs until after bloom next spring. These plants
have already set flower buds for next spring.
•Plant mums, iris, poppies, and other new perennials early so plants will become
established before freeze in fall.
•Sow lettuce, greens, and radish seeds for the fall garden. Pull onions after
the tops die and let dry in the sun for 2-3 days. Dry in a warm place for 2 weeks,
and then store.
•Plant spring flowering bulbs (tulips, daffodils, crocus, etc.). Use Dutch bulb
food or HiYield Bone & Bloodmeal when planting.
•Plant pansies for fall color. Pansies will overwinter with blooms through winter
and spring, even in the snow! Mix in 2 Tablespoons HiYield Bone & Bloodmeal beneath
•Divide peonies in September if plants are overgrown or new plants are desired.
Reset so the buds are no deeper than 1-2” below ground level or flowering will not
•Plant Autumn Crocus for fall blooms. These are different than the spring blooming
•Sow grass seed in September using New Lawn Starter fertilizer. Have a soil
test done first to determine if lime is needed. Water daily and lightly for the
first two weeks to keep ground moist for good germination.
•Plant asters, ornamental peppers, flowering kale, swiss chard, and fall coleus
for late season color. Add new life to your yard, planters, and flower beds with