It’s fall, and it’s really starting to feel like it. The first signal was when the days became noticeably shorter. Now, temperatures are dropping, and leaves are changing color. Geese are flying high in long Vs, heading south.
After a hectic and scattered summer that kept me away from gardening more than I wanted or expected, I have a lot to do yet this year. Before the snow flies. In two or three months.
Here’s my current list of fall garden projects, which is certainly incomplete:
|Removal of invasive barberry using herbicide (need to research too)||Oct.||Opportunistic|
|Site visits of a few friend’s gardens (consultations)||Sept.||Medium|
|Learn to chainsaw/Help take down trees||anytime||Opportunistic|
|Innoculate mushroom logs||Sept.||Medium|
|Plan and plant cottage foundation area||Sept.-Oct.||Medium|
|Transplant silver maple seedlings to woods||Late Sept.||Highest|
|Protect seedlings from deer browse (need to research too)||by Nov.||High|
|Soil test in new garden area||by Nov.||Medium|
|Get a plastic barrel for winter compost||by Dec.||High|
What’s on your list for this fall?