October 2022 Garden Plan

Week 40 2 week before first frost date

  • begin putting compost &/or manure on beds
  • begin mulching all beds

Week 41 1 week before first frost date

  • collect and mulch leaves weekly through fall
  • manure on asparagus & mulch for winter protection
  • check weather and bring lemon, lemon verbena, bay tree, etc. indoors or in greenhouse

Week 42 10/17 first frost date

  • veg garden cleanup
  • continue composting and mulching as beds are cleaned out
  • plant garlic
  • blow out irrigation system

Week 43 1 week before first frost date

  • dig dahlias 2 weeks after killing frost or Nov 15th
  • after frost, pinch of figs that won’t ripen