quite a few herbs. It's the best month to plant fruit trees and shrubs, so if you have been thinking of one, plant it now.
Vegetables to Plant in October
This is the month to plant all those leafy greens you are always hearing your should eat more of, as well as root crops like carrots, onions and turnips. You can still plant strawberries until mid-month, so if you don't have yours in yet, do it now.
* last month to plant these crops
** Only plant until the 15th
Ornamentals to Plant in October
All the gingers can be planted this month, ornamental and edible.
There are a few varieties of Daffodil that do well in North Florida, but a warning: they may not bloom consistently in the lower sections of 9a. But if you are in 8b or upper 9a, here are a few you can try.
|Plant Thyme Now for Beautiful Spring Blooms|
Herbs to Plant in October
October is a lovely, cool month to work in your North Florida garden. Don't forget to gather the falling leaves for your compost pile or to use as mulch! If you have any questions about gardening here in Gainesville or the surrounding area, post them in the comments. If you like these posts and want to see more, you can subscribe in the sidebar by email or through a feed reader.