Keep Your Cool in the Garden — Here’s What to Do in August

Tuesday, 02 August 2016 11:07
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Don’t let summer’s heat go to your head. These U.S. gardening guides will help you make sensible choices for all of your plantings, says Annie Thornton, a Houzz Editorial Staff Member.  Thorton continues, there is much to be done and enjoyed in the August garden. Butterflies abound, while the magenta, burgundy and orange hues of late-summer bloomers foreshadow fall colors. Give your containers and summer edibles some love by keeping them appropriately watered and fed. Deadhead spent summer flowers for repeat blooms — or let them set seed to provide food and habitat for wildlife through the coming months. As you go, take stock of what you see in the yard, preparing for fall planting. Here’s what to do in U.S. gardens in August: http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/15001778/list/keep-your-cool-in-the-garden-heres-what-to-do-in-august

 

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