Like it or not, I think it’s safe to say our summer is over. If you haven’t yet started fall cleanup in your yard, you probably will soon—and in another month or so, the last of the yard work will be complete and you can put your garden tools to rest until spring.
Before you call it quits, though, there are a few items I would encourage you to add to your “to do” list—accomplishing them yet this fall will give your lawn and garden a great start next year.
First, have you planted any bulbs? Whether you can boast having a green thumb or not, there’s no question you can grow spring bulbs—they’re just plain easy. But if you want to enjoy the color that daffodils, tulips and other bulbs provide in early spring, you need to start planting now. At Vander Giessen Nursery, we carry a great selection of early- to mid-spring bloomers that will finish up just when you’re ready to start planting your other annuals.
If you have doubts th