When adding new plants to your garden, choose those that support bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinating insects. They love fall asters.
Another tip: Apple trees usually set more fruit than they can support and drop some young fruit in what’s called
the “June drop.” Six inches between fruits is optimum, so wait until the fruit fall is finished before deciding how much additional fruit to remove.
The article has more tips on pruning as well as other tasks to do in the garden now.
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