This Month in Your Southwest Yard

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 November Garden Tasks for Southwest Yards

     Last chance for fall planting season while roots are still active

This is your last chance for the fall planting season while roots are still active in warm soils

This is your last chance for the fall planting season while roots are still active in warm soils

You may continue planting this month even with cooler temperatures, but plants will establish roots more slowly than earlier in fall

Finish planting California natives

Plant seeds for spring & summer blooms; choose mix of western wild flowers with annuals & perennials for long-lasting color

Irrigate frequently during Santa Ana winds, which pull moisture from both plants and soil

Give one last deep watering to deciduous trees and grapevines but discontinue feeding to harden them off for cold weather

Irrigate fall-planted trees and bushes deeply once or twice this month to ensure good root formation prior to dormancy

Check out our featured “Plant of The Month” for November