Marianne Binetti

August 17, 2011 12:00 AM

Deadhead now for luscious fall blooms

The middle of August is the time to take a stand, rise from your lawn chair and tend to routine maintenance. What you do now in the garden will determine how your landscape will look all autumn. Tops on the to-do list is deadheading and fertilizing summer blooming annuals.

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About Marianne Binetti

Marianne Binetti


Marianne Binetti is the author of "Easy Answers for Great Gardens" and eight other gardening books. She has a degree in horticulture from WSU and will answer questions from her Web site at

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