alero & Sons Inc. V Garden Center 60 Old South Rd        Nantucket, Massachusetts         02554 Tel. 508-228-2397       Fax  508-228-5042

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Apple n the outside of the tree ripen before those on the inside

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Early fall color in trees and shrubs is usually a sign of stress

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When seeding at this time year, don,t scatter any that are present


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Late summer is most important time for lawn fertilization

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Heat with wood Clean the chimney now and be ready to go when its get cold

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Don't discount those overripe tomatoes : they great for tomato soup

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September is a great month to plant or transplant peonies

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If annuals still look good, go with it ... continue to deadhead and maintain.

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To over winter Coleus root some cutting and maintain them indoor

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Have a bounty of herbs to dry? The mircowave works great

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Winter annual weeds arise in fall persist through the winter, then set set seed and die in spring

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Cut up spent annual or vegetable plants for faster decomposition in the compost pile

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Before bringing plants indoors, clean up and inspect for hitchhiking pest

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Early fall is a great time to test soil