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In the Organic Garden: Week of November 28, 2016

Red winter arrangement | Spotts Garden Service

November 28 to December 4, 2016 We’ll keep working in the garden until we get significant snowfall. So we’re cutting down and cleaning up, decorating and wrapping pots for winter, and potting up bulbs for forcing indoors.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of November 21, 2016

We’re spending Thanksgiving week chipping and reusing fallen leaves, wrapping and decorating outdoor pots for winter, and potting up bulbs to force.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of November 14, 2016

Chokeberry | Spotts Garden Service

November 14 to 20, 2016 Frosty mornings and leaves on the ground mean it’s time to start fall cleanup in earnest. This week, we’re mulching leaves, draining rain barrels, and harvesting materials to create winter arrangements in containers that will stay out

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In the Organic Garden: Week of November 7, 2016

Clethra and Penstemon | Spotts Garden Service

November 7 to 13, 2016: Frost lurks on the horizon. Now’s the time to pull tender plants, mulch and reuse leaves in the garden, and put away garden pots and sculptures.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of October 31, 2016

Cabbage and bittersweet | Spotts Garden Service

October 31 to November 6, 2016: Almost November, and still no sign of frost! We’re taking advantage of mild weather to plant bulbs, turn compost heaps, and clean up the kitchen garden.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of October 24, 2016

Daffodil bulbs | Spotts Garden Service

October 24 to 30, 2016: Another week without frost, and we’re taking advantage of the weather to get some bulbs in the ground. In the garden this week, we’re preparing for trick-or-treaters by raking walks, cutting back plants that might snag costumes, and

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In the Organic Garden: Week of October 17, 2016

Mushroom | Spotts Garden Service

October 17 to 23: It looks as if we’re going to escape frost for another week. We’re harvesting pumpkins, tidying the garden, and planting cover crops to protect the soil over winter. 

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In the Organic Garden: Week of October 3, 2016

Beauty berry | Spotts Garden Service

October 3 to 9, 2016: The first frost date for central Indiana usually falls around October 15, so enjoy tender vegetables and annuals while you can! This week, we’re planting cover crops, tidying up, and and harvesting the last of the summer produce.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of September 26, 2016

Aster | Spotts Garden Service

September 26 to October 2, 2016: We’re a couple of weeks from the average first frost, so we’re harvesting late tomatoes, tidying the kitchen garden, and planting frost-tolerant annuals.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of September 19, 2016

September 19 to 25, 2016: A stretch of clear, sunny weather means we can plant out fall annuals, weed the garden, and celebrate the fall equinox on Thursday!

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