Mums, pansies, kale, dianthus.
Cool season veggies like garlic, cabbage, beets, carrots, lettuce, turnips.
Container grown shade trees and pines.
Seed cool season lawns.
Dig and store any tender bulbs that you have.
Fertilization of Bermuda lawns should have been completed mid September. Do no fertilize Bermuda until next spring.
Great time to begin controlling broad leaf weeds with a broadleaf pre emergent.
Broadcast dry molasses for any plants no looking well.
Tree limbs that are broken. Do not make flush cuts or use pruning paints.
Root-prune wisterias that have not bloomed. This should shock the plant and hopefully trigger bud set. Start by going out about two feet from the vine’s trunk with a sharp spade and go down about 12 inches all the way around the plane.
Dead head roses.
Dead head summer perennials.
Remove all diseased plant material.
Continue to mow and edge your Oklahoma lawn.
Less frequently and deep.
Set your sprinkler systems to their fall setting.(watch for article on How To Winterize Your Sprinkler System for Oklahoma Winters.)
Remember to feed and water the birds
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