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What’s Blooming in September

Did you ever wonder what blooms in September? We’ve put together a summary of some of the flowers, trees and fruits that bloom in Zone 5 in September:

  • Apples
  • Asters
  • Coleus
  • Corn
  • Fall Raspberries
  • Grape Tomatoes
  • Marigolds
  • Mums
  • Roses: all types and colors (salmon, red, yellow, pink, white, peach)
  • Zinnias

As of the last week in September, Zone 5 did not have it’s first frost.  Annuals and garden plants are still growing strong.

It’s been a great apple picking season.  Macintosh were ready first in late August and early September.  Cortland apples were right on schedule, and were ready on September 15.

Be sure to look at our picture calendar for September:

September 2013

Happy gardening. 🙂

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What’s Blooming in August

Did you ever wonder what blooms in August? We’ve put together a summary of some of the flowers and trees that bloom in Zone 5 in August:

  • Asters
  • Balloon Flowers
  • Black-eyed Susan
  • Butterfly Bush
  • Coreposis
  • Dalia
  • Phlox
  • Rose of Sharon
  • Roses: all types and colors (salmon, red, yellow, pink, white, peach)
  • Shasta daisies
  • Zinnias

In addition, annuals and garden plants are out in full force.  Vegetables that are ready for picking in August include: jalapeno peppers, peppers, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, tomatoes, corn, zucchini and beans.

Some varieties of apples are ready by the end of the month.

August is typically harvesting time for tobacco in Connecticut.  Plan to see lots of slow-moving tractors on the roads, and be patient. 🙂

Be sure to look at our picture calendar for August:

August 2013

Happy gardening. 🙂

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