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Your Regional Garden News - Zone 3

October 1 to October 31

 

Discover what you should be doing right now.  Our experts share gardening advice, techniques, news, and ideas to make your garden the best ever.  

Here's what's happening in your gardening region:

Fall is here and with it, a whole new list of garden tasks. Most of us in zone 3 and 4 have had a frost by now. A new season begins. And yet, already we dream of next year!

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Gardening Tip of the Day

  • If there's a lady in the household, start saving discarded panty hose and stockings now for a supply of "garden helpers" next spring and summer.
    Nylons are excellent for tying tomatoes and peppers to stakes and for supporting melons and other heavy fruits on trellises and fences. You can even fill the stockings with harvested popcorn, hot peppers, and herbs to
    hang in the garage or attic for drying and storage.