October Gardening Calendar

october gardening calendar with tips and images

Wondering What You Should Be Doing In Your Garden?

Below is a calendar of key things you can be doing in your garden during the month of October.

images of clover and alfalfa, snapdragons, kale and pumpkins

October Gardening Calendar

Approximate Dates & Gardening Activities:

Now is the time for clean up!

Oct. 7 - Deciduous trees are going to start dropping leaves so get those gloves and rakes out

Oct. 9 - It's time to pull out your tomatoes and peppers and replant with either cover crops or winter vegetables

Oct. 15 - Winter veggies are cabbage, cauliflower, Brussel sprouts, kale, and spinach

Oct. 16 - Cover crops are fava beans, alfalfa, and or clover

Oct. 19 - Final feeding for all garden – E.B. Stone Organics Ultra Bloom Plant Food

Oct. 21 - Don’t end up with picked over pumpkins for Halloween and fall décor.  We have a great selection and now is a great time with the weather cooling to start decorating your home

Oct. 22 - Bring in flowers for fall through spring like primrose, pansies, snapdragons, Chrysanthemums, and cyclamen

Oct. 26 - Deadhead roses and other flowers

Oct. 29 - Last feeding for your lawn 

Oct. 31 - Start to plan where to plant bulbs in November

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