Don’t wait until October to get fall flowers like mums and asters from your local garden center.
Harvest mature green tomatoes before frost. Ripen in a paper bag with an apple or banana.
If clematis with pink flowers is on your wish list for next season, consider “Asao,” “Bees Jubilee,” “Elizabeth,” or “Pink Fantasy.”
Purchase straw now to have on hand to mulch garlic, shallots and strawberry beds.