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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Try planting some cold tolerant annuals like calendula, verbena or snapdragons

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Instead of applying compost in the spring apply in fall before planting a cover crop

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Just follow the 1/3 rule when making mowing decisions for recently planted grass

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Instead of raking leaves , chop them up with a mulching mower instead.


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Plan to complete any outdoor painting projects this month

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Stay on top of fall leaf pickup, to he more sunlight reach the lawn

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Columbus Day

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Planting garlic? Remember, pointed side up!

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Bloom of mums and aster will be extended if they,re protected from frost

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Animal deterrent bird feeder designs can discourage raiding by rodents

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Store pesticides in a location where they will not freeze

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To prevent injury to the lawn, avoid walking on it when it is frosted or frozen

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Remember to clean d feeders well before beginning to fill them

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Halloween