Now is a good time to check your garden journal and find out what worked and what didn’t and start making plans for next year! This is also a good time to do a soil test in order to have plenty of time to plan your spring fertilization.
If you are planning a cool season lawn, apply a quick-release fertilizer such as 10-10-10 around Thanksgiving. Remember to put no more than 1 lb of nitrogen per 1,000 square feet of lawn.
If blossom-end rot plagued your tomato crop this growing season, the soil pH could be low. Lime is slow acting, so apply lime to next year’s tomato bed now.
Recommend this article?