August 1 to August 30
Discover what you should be doing right now. Our experts share gardening advice, techniques, news, and ideas to make your garden the best ever.
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August in a Zone 3 and 4 garden is glorious. Ornamental gardens are at their height of beauty. Annuals have been putting on a magnificent show. Gardeners have been eating fresh food from the vegetable garden, reveling in the bountiful harvest. It's time to plant a fall garden and start plans for next year - already!
Learn how to maximize your garden with fall planting.
There's lots of gardening to do in August - much to harvest and still time to plant.
It's not too late to plant garden-ready plants.
Plant Brassicas - broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower and kale. Garden-ready plants make growing fall crops easier than ever. Order these favorites now.
Perennial fruit plants for years of pleasure.
Think ahead. Plant perennial fruit plants now for fresh fruit next spring. These varieties are especially hardy.
What do you do with all those tomatoes, a bumper crop of zucchini, and extra corn?
If you're running out of ideas to try with your bountiful harvest, try few of these great recipes, sure to delight the most discriminating eater.
Order tulips to wow the neighbors next spring!
Tulips come in so many brilliant colors. They're the spring flower guaranteed to bring oohs and aahs from the neighbors. Wow them with these unusual varieties.