Plant cool-season annuals such as alyssum, calendula, cyclamen, Drummond phlox, English daisy, lobelia, ornamental kale and cabbage, pansy, petunia, primrose, snapdragon, stock and viola.
Don’t forget to add veggies and herbs, including artichokes, bok choy, cilantro, dill, fennel, kohlrabi, leeks, lettuce, mustard, rosemary, spinach, green onions, garlic cloves and turnips.
If you don’t compost, it’s easy to build a pile in the back corner of the yard garden, and add kitchen scraps (excluding meat) along with the leaves.
Mulch to conserve soil moisture and discourage weeds. …read more