For the Month of November

  • Continue planting bulbs for the spring. Bulbs should be planted at a depth equivalent to 2-3 times their size. Bulbs make a bolder statement when planted in groups rather than scattered random rows.
  • Now is a wonderful time for planting trees and shrubs. However, shrubs that are easily susceptible to winter damage, for example, hydrangeas, gardenias, crape myrtles and azaleas, should be planted in the early spring.
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For the Month of December

  • Bermuda sod can be planted. I have found this to be a good time to put down sod especially in places that do not have irrigation.
  • Poinsettias enjoy bright sun and need frequent watering; fertilizing is not necessary at this point. Oh, surely we all know these stay inside.
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