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In the Garden: October


Last updated 10/13/2020 at 4:03pm

It's October and things in the garden are slowly coming to a close. We got a little taste of winter last month as an unexpected snowstorm swept across the Front Range. Most people here in Fountain didn't get a lot of snow, but it was enough to cool things down and clean the smoky air.

There are things to do every month in the garden, and October is the month that I put the beds to sleep for the winter and concentrate on preserving the harvest. If you've been keeping up on your compost pile, now is the time to empty that into the beds and dig them in nicely. Then let the sun, snow and cold d...

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