Don’t put your tools away until the frost is on the ground!
In many parts of the country, fall is just as good a time, maybe even better, to do serious planting. That is especially true of trees and shrubs, as it gives them time to grow a good root system over the winter months, without having to worry about keeping leaves going, too.
In any area of the country you can plant until the ground freezes hard. Now, I would [...]
Grass. If seen by aliens that just landed here they would think we worship it. We have all kinds of gadgets, tools, fertilizers, poisons, etc. to make the perfect lawn. Personally I think lawns are way overrated. Having a small lawn for playing on is fine, but expanses of lawn as far as the eye can see just shows a lack of creativity.
In some areas of the country spring is the time to put grass in. In others it won’t [...]