Autumn Gardening: Readying Your Yard For Fall

The air is turning and soon too will the leaves. Have you started getting your gardens ready for the colder weather to come?


Even if it's still warm (I'm talking to you, Texas!), it never hurts to get organized for the change in the seasons. Here are six of my go-to references for fall gardening chores:


General Fall Gardening Guides

1. Fall Lawn Care Secrets from Better Homes & Gardens

2. Autumn Gardening Planner from HGTV

3. Fall Garden Tips from Huffington Post

Readying Your Yard For Fall

Plant-Specific Fall To-Do's


1. My Garden Chores: September 2011 from A Way to Garden

2. Fall Gardening Tips from the American Horticultural Society

3. To-Do List for the Fall Garden from HGTV

I'm off to set the sprinklers now that the *only* benefit of Hurricanes Irene and Lee have been exhausted. Must make sure everything is well hydrated before the onset of cooler temps!

Image credits

1. Better Homes & Gardens

2. User mccun934 on Flickr via Huffington Post