Carrie Longacre is a Mommy to a very active toddler, Hannah, and wife to her Landscaper husband, Marc, of http://www.baileylawnandlandscape.com/. Carrie has been gardening ever since she could walk and has a degree in Horticultural Business from Penn State University. Carrie also has a indie biz, named Buggie Sews, where she handmakes and sells (via etsy) ruffled camera strap covers and rose necklaces.
Begin leaf raking…ugh!
Plant spring flowering bulbs
Harvest Pumpkins & Gourds
Harvest last bit of fruits
Empty out and clean outdoor flower pots, boxes & urns
Tidy up roses, prune weak or damaged branches
Clear out spent vegetables
Harvest green tomatoes (before 1st frost) and bring indoors to ripen (put them in a dark room)
Clean garden tools after last use
Sharpen garden tools
Decorate for fall using items from the vegetable garden: pumpkins, gourds, and dried out cornstalks
Visit local farms for fun; i.e. corn mazes, hayrides, and running threw muddy pumpkin patches!!