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Week of August 23, 2021

Preserve sweet corn by cutting barely cooked kernels off the cob and freezing in bags.Preserve sweet corn by cutting barely cooked kernels off the cob and freezing in bags.

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

Chop spent cornstalks into small pieces to speed up their breakdown.

Keep harvested tomatoes at room temperature, not in the fridge.

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

Remove blossoms from tomatoes to encourage existing fruit to ripen.

Peonies resent transplanting and do not need dividing. Resist digging up established plants unless you must.


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