Green Acres

Managing horticultural landscapes and house plants in November is important to healthy production during the growing season. Below are a few recommendations for Chouteau County gardeners.

• Apply protective mulches to perennial beds.

• Use a humidifier to maintain humidity for houseplants.

• Prune out dead limbs of woody ornamentals.

• Do not fertilize or transplant anything after Columbus Day.

• Continue to water landscape plantings (trees, shrubs, and perennials) until the soil freezes.

• Apply winter mulch to strawberry beds as soon as the ground freezes.

• Collect scions from now through l...