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Week of August 22, 2022

Store potatoes at room temperature for a week to speed healing of any bruises.Store potatoes at room temperature for a week to speed healing of any bruises. 

Clean fruits and vegetables under running water; no need for commercial produce wash. 

Annual mushrooms produced by the fungal pathogen Laetiporus are starting to appear. 

Dahlias will continue to bloom until frost. 

Native grasses such as little bluestem and switchgrass are beautiful in autumn. 

Let seeds from mature dill plants fall to the ground to sprout a new crop next year. 

Late August to late September is ideal for planting grass in southern New England. 


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