|the last of summer's growth|
|A few things, will remain. Flowers that have run rather dormant in the heat are beginning to flourish again. They'll remain. |
|Snow peas will abide, although they could use a soap-spritz for the aphids. |
Then, many of the plants are cut or pulled and added to either the compost heap or the curbside yard trash for the city to collect. Finally, the bird feeder is filled and the soil is raked.
Soon I'll plant garlic and--if I can find them--cabbages for a spring harvest.
Other things on the calendar that go beyond my own garden's reach:
continue to harvest and store apples and pears
cut down asparagus
apply greasebands to fruit trees and prune berry bushes
Happy first frost!