THE SUMMER WOOD FUEL PELLETS IS ON NOW!
Late summer & Early Fall Tips
Treat any carpenter bee holes with insecticide dust that you have not done yet since young carpenter bees emerge in August to store pollen and nectar for the winter. Fill and stain or paint the holes this fall.
If your lawn is thin, late August into the fall is the time to fertilize your lawn since most of the growth will go into thickening up the lawn instead of a lot of leaf growth.
Late August through September is usually a good time to transplant, divide and plant perennials such as daylily, and Echinacea. Be sure to keep them well watered during dry periods. If the current hot, dry conditions persist wait to divide your perennials.
Mid-August is the time to seal and apply insecticide around the exterior of windows and foundation of the house to prevent cluster flies, ladybugs and boxelder bugs from overwintering in your house.
Before bring houseplants back inside it is best to treat with a systemic insecticide with, or insecticides with pyrethrins and Neem if you want to treat them organically.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s 3 resources of particular interest:
BirdCams of nesting birds
Merlin Bird ID app for in the field identification of birds
Bird Migration in progress and forcast for new arriving or departing species of birds in United States