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romance to the garden. Some of to have an early harvest in spring. On or around the first killing the more fragrant, spring blooming bulbs to consider are: frost, plant garlic and shallots. DAFFODILS: Geranium, Fall is the best time for planting shrubs and trees. Remember to Cragford, Baby Moon Bridal mulch as they will be more likely Crown, Dickcissell, Sailboat and to survive their first year and grow Tripartite. A daffodil of the late more vigorously due to improved blooming poeticus group is Actaea. HYACINTHS: Blue Jacket, water retention and less competiAnna Marie, Carnegie, Gipsy tion from weeds. Keep them well watered until we have sufficient Queen, Top Hit and Woodstock. TULIPS: Angelique, Persian rainfall. Sow radish seed for a late crop. Pearl, Fokker Fan Fan, Apricot Sow leaf lettuce seeds or set Beauty, Coleur Cardinal, Princess transplants in a protected area or in Irene, Daydream, Monte Carlo and a container to make a beautiful, ed- General Dewet. Set the bulbs twice as deep as ible, fall salad bowl. Add some viothey are tall in loose, well drained las and pansies for your salad bowl soil in a spot that gets at least 6 also. Take out the summer annu- hours of sun while the leaves are als, and put them in the compost green. Water well after planting. and replace them with fall flowers Then wait patiently for spring to so their roots get established be- arrive and you will have a beautiful fore cold weather arrives. Consider “scentsation.” pansies, snapdragons, violas, calenMaintenance dulas, dianthus, diascus, primrose, As those leaves of many colstocks, chrysanthemums, asters, ornamental cabbage and kale, as most ors come falling down, save them! of these will give fall Mon - Sat, through spring color. Hardy perennials 9-5, can be planted now, Closed and most can be dividSunday ed or moved now with little or no risk of loss. Plant some fragrance in the garden this fall. Start now buying and planting for a spring smell-athon. Planting bulbs in 4001 Hwy. 43 N., Ethridge, TN 38456 the fall make “scents in the spring.” Fragrance adds www.AmishWelcomeCenter.com special dimension and

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it in a cold frame. After the central when growth resumes. head is harvested to encourage side Planting shoot production, side dress with Sow spinach seed now to let some fish meal or aged manure in late winter or early in the spring overwinter, and cover it with straw

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Validity Magazine October 2016  

Harvest Time in Wine Country

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Harvest Time in Wine Country

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