September heralds the fall gardening season with cooler temperatures and a first taste of autumn in the air. Now’s the time to be outside to enjoy the beautiful weather while taking care of some of the following lawn and garden tasks for September.
Fall gardening is an exercise in delayed gratification – new plants barely put down roots before going dormant, and amended beds won’t show their gratitude until spring. Read on to find out how to clean up, organize, and take stock of your yard during November.
As the season changes from the warm days of summer to the chilly days of fall, it’s the perfect time to prep your home for the cold months ahead, including sealing and insulating your home and making your kitchen ready for holiday guests.
We revisited the 4 Seasons of Homeownership as we took on the fall checklist with first-time homeowners Mike and Nicole Dumas, including installing gutters and downspouts and weatherizing their home for cooler weather ahead.