Horticulture Tip of the Month
In flower: many of the same plants as in September with the added beauty of tea olive, cassia, and swamp sunflower. October is a dry month but is a good time to plant annual flowers such as pansies, snapdragons, dianthus, and calendulas. Fertilize roses and flowers, side-dress vegetables. Water everything well as October is a dry month. Continue monthly fertilization of annual flowers and roses. Sidedress fertilizer in the vegetable garden.