March 1, 2024

Maryland Heights Residents

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veggies, flowers and trees and shrubs

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veggies, flowers and trees and shrubs
Carrots harvested after a frost will taste sweeter.

Gardeners bid farewell to summer this 7 days, when autumn officially arrived on Thursday. But the alter of seasons does not have to signal the end of the planting time for gardeners not nonetheless ready to put away the back garden resources for winter.

In truth, autumn can be the most gratifying time of the 12 months to have a tendency the soil for those people gardeners who abhor sunscreen, mosquitos and dragging about the h2o hose day-to-day.

Shorter times and cooler temperatures do give some challenges and limits for gardeners but tumble has some rewards as a time to plant. And some crops are biologically built to be planted just prior to the cold winter winds blow in Larger Columbus. Let us search at some crops to think about planting in autumn as properly as some added benefits and cautions.

Mike Hogan

Trees and shrubs

Autumn weather in Ohio usually supplies suitable soil temperatures for more root expansion of newly planted trees and shrubs right before the soil freezes, and far more favorable soil dampness circumstances than we usually practical experience in late spring and summertime.

Additional moderate air temperatures professional in autumn suggests that trees drop significantly less moisture through transpiration, decreasing their will need for soil humidity. Trees and shrubs planted in slide are also a lot less inclined to bugs and conditions that are far more widespread throughout the hotter and much more humid spring and summertime months.

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