Fall Gardening for Rewards Next Year: Bulbs, Garlic and Lawns

Emma and Nate chat about fall planting and gardening, sharing proven tips and solutions for spring blooming bulbs, luscious lawns and bountiful garlic.

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Fall isn’t just for putting the garden to bed, it’s also for investing in next year’s rewards and successes. With thoughtful planting and care, fall-planted bulbs will provide magnificent blooms spring after spring. Likewise, garlic can provide easy rewards come up early summer if they get off to the right start in the fall. And if there’s ever a time to give some attention to your lawn, it’s in the fall when conditions are best for an array of tasks that can really make a difference. In this episode of Granite State Gardening, UNH Extension’s Emma Erler and Nate Bernitz share proven tips and solutions for fall yard & garden efforts with big rewards. 

 

·         Featured Plant: Glory-of-the-snow (Chionodoxa species)

·         Closing tip: food preservation basics

 

Resources:

 Naturalizing bulbs

Protecting bulbs from wildlife

Growing garlic

National center for home food preservation

Using Manure in the Garden event

 

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Author(s)

Nate Bernitz
Public Engagement Program Manager
Extension Program Mgr
Phone: 603-351-3831
Office: Cooperative Extension, Taylor Hall, Durham, NH 03824

Emma Erler
Landscape and Greenhouse Field Specialist
Instructor Field Specialist
Phone: 603-641-6060
Office: Cooperative Extension, Taylor Hall, Durham, NH 03824