September Gardening Calendar

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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 September.

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Approximate Timing & September Gardening Activities:

Early September

  • It’s time to finish harvesting your summer vegetables
  • September 4 - Celebrate Labor Day with Us - We Are Open Regular Hours
  • Grandparents Day is the first Sunday after Labor Day! - Give them the gift of green with a SummerWinds Gift Card

winter vegetables veggies broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage


  • Start planning for fall vegetables like Broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower and peas
  • Plant fall color like rudbeckia, echinacea, and coleus
  • Plan for spring color: buy fall bulbs like daffodils and freesia. buy tulips and hyacinth so that you can chill them for 6-8 weeks

Late September

  • Prune fruit trees to control size
  • Fertilize fruit trees before winter. Fertilizing citrus can help with leaf yellowing in the winter
  • Set out Citrus leaf miner traps to monitor leaf miner populations
  • Plant mums for some great fall color

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