Fall/Winter Garden: What you can do… RIGHT NOW!

Take Out Your Lawn, sheet mulch, get it ready for planting in the Spring Plant!!!… winter vegetables, perennials, cover crop, culinary herbs, etc. Amend plants and mulch bare soil Divide crowded perennials Prune cane berries that have fruited Sow wildflowers and bulbs Use Row covers and cold frames to extend season Move tender houseplants inside Protect citrus trees for the frost Adjust irrigation for seasonal weather changes Preserve your harvest, can, dehydrate, sauce, juice, etc.

Summer Tips

Summer is here! And to make sure your garden and home landscape is ready for the heat, we have put together a few tips. As always, wise-water use is key to success here in Sonoma County…especially during summer months! ON AVERAGE, during the summer – your garden needs 1 inch of water per square foot per week (1 inch of water in a square foot = 0.623 gallons). So let’s start with a few things that you can do to optimize the water you use to maintain your garden and landscape: REDUCE THE DEMAND by Replacing Your Lawn with drought-tolerant…