Harvest mature green tomatoes before frost. Ripen in a paper bag with an apple or banana.
Plant a mixture of evergreen trees and shrubs to buffer noise from roadways. Buffer plantings can reduce noise by up to 50%.
Dehydrating sliced garlic is one way to preserve the plant’s healthful properties.
Spinach seeded now can overwinter with row cover protection. Sow when soil temperature is around 60 degrees.
Don’t wait until October to get fall flowers like mums and asters from your local garden center.
Plant a few pots of culinary herbs for the kitchen windowsill. Two or three seeds in 6” pot is just right. As the days grow shorter, a supplemental light source may be needed.
Harvest sweet corn early in the morning and store the ears in the refrigerator until ready to use.