August – Planting perennials

Q: Is August a good time to plant perennials? I want more flowers that will come back each year.

A: think late September is a better time to plant perennials and shrubs. The soil is still very warm but the air is not so hot that plants demand lots of water. Remember to visit www.outdoorwateruse.com to get your permit to water new plantings. Download a great list of perennial flowers at http://xrl.us/PERENNIAL
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