McIntire's Garden Center
303 Leander Rd.
Georgetown, Texas 78626
Phone:  512-863-8243
Fax:  512-869-0987
 
Hours:
 
Mon-Sat:

8:00 - 6:00

Sun:
11:00 - 5:00
    
 
 
 
 
 

 

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These suggestions for your garden are intended for central Texas.  However, if you are not in central Texas these suggestions may still be helpful but may need to be done earlier or later in the season depending on your location.
 
September is the last chance to get Bermuda seed started.  If you do not get you seed started by September the 15th, it may not have a chance to get established before winter.
 
Trimming and fertilizing your evergreen shrubs in September is a good idea because this will allow enough time for the new fall growth to mature before winter.
 
By the middle of September Chrysanthemums, Pansy, Viola, and Snapdragon will be available and ready to plant for color all winter and next spring. This is also a good time to Blue bonnet and poppy seed.
 
In the vegetable garden, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Lettuce, Spinach, and Onions are among some of the fall garden plantings that can be put in during September.
 
In the yard, September should be your last fertilizing of the season with some type of winterizer fertilizer. Recommended fertilizers for fall: Hi-Yield 15-5-10, Milorganite, Fertilome Winterizer.
 
Also you would want to watch your watering habits as to avoid getting brown patch fungus. As night time temperatures fall in to the 50's and 60's grass that is watered in the evening and is wet going into the night is much more likely to develop fungus problems. Only water as needed and stop watering early enough in the day so the grass foliage has a chance to dry before dark. Watering in the early morning is usually best.
 
Mark S. Ney

Certified Texas Nursery Professional #4749

Useful Links:

Georgetown Water Schedule: https://water.georgetown.org/

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McIntire's Garden Center
303 Leander Rd.
Georgetown, Texas 78626
 
Phone:  512-863-8243
Fax:  512-869-0987
 
 
Hours:
Mon-Sat:   8:00am - 6:00pm
Sun:         11:00am - 5:00pm
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