Here Is Your November Garden Guide
There is a distinct chill in the air and the days are shorter. Still there is plenty to do in the garden. Our Rightplantz November Garden Guide will set you on the right path to garden success this season.
Plant spring bulbs; daffodils, tulips, crocus, allium and more. See our blog How And When To Plan Spring Bulbs to learn more
Deer are looking for food. Use deer repellents now to train them to stay away from your plants.
This is an ideal time to plant deciduous trees and shrubs.
Spray anti-desiccant on evergreens to help keep them from drying up.
Gather up fallen leaves from around the base of rose bushes which suffered from black spot or rust this summer to reduce the chance of infection next year. See our blog What To Do With Leaves This Fall for more information.
Dig up and store dahlia tubers, begonias and gladiolus corms to store dry over the winter months. Remove the dead foliage before storing.
Cut back the yellowing foliage of herbaceous perennials and divide overcrowded clumps to maintain their vigor.
Divide mature clumps of rhubarb once they are dormant.
If you have access to fresh manure, now is the time to spread it across the surface of your vegetable beds to rot down over winter.
Build a raised bed to take the bending out of vegetable growing.
Stake top-heavy brassicas and draw up some soil around the base of the stem to prevent wind rocking the plant and causing damage to the roots.
Plant raspberry canes now for a delicious homegrown crop.
Tidy up your strawberry plants – cut off any dead leaves and remove runners.
If you haven’t already aerated your lawn, there’s still time to do it before winter sets in. See our blog Why Core Aeration So Important For Your Lawn to learn more.
Continue to clear fallen leaves off the lawn to keep it healthy.
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