Gardening Calendar


October : Lawns

  • Perform a soil test to determine if limestone is recommended and apply anytime this fall.
  • If winter or spring weeds were a concern this year, apply preemergent herbicides.
  • Fertilize fescue lawns at 1 pound slow-release nitrogen per 1,000 square feet.
  • As fall rain returns, monitor for fungal disease in fescue.
  • In regards to mowing, mow until no new growth is noticeable.
Information gathered from Alabama Cooperative Extension System

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