Give plants a good drink before winter
September 24, 2020
With the recent rain, I’m able to look out my kitchen window and still enjoy color in the flower garden. Just a few weeks ago I was ready to pull flowers out and hope for the best for wintering over perennials. It’s surprising what almost two inches of rain can do.
All summer I dumped water on the beds. It takes rain to really make the color pop in the landscape.
I realize we aren’t out of the woods yet. It will take a lot more moisture to bring up our water table.
Plants need deep watering. That includes trees, bushes and perennials. Deep watering seals the roots before freezing temp...