6. Bulbs: African iris, amaryllis, anemones, bulbine, crinum, day lily, paper-white narcissus, ranunculus, society garlic, spider lilies, rain lilies; refrigerate for future planting — Dutch iris, tulips, daffodils and hyacinths.
7. Reduce watering to no more than once a week; it's the rule in most areas.
8. Dry spots can usually be watered as needed with a hand-held hose with an automatic shut-off.
9. Major feeding time is over for lawns.
10.Yellowing turf can often be regreened with iron or a minor nutrient spray.
11. Many lawns have major weedy areas; remove and add new sod or plugs.
12. Use spot weed-control techniques for small patches of weeds also making good growth.
13. Most lawn insects are inactive at this time; large patch a disease can be a major problem.
14. Make sure your watering system is applying the proper amount of water to wet the soil.
15. Adjust sprinklers to avoid sidewalks, driveways and streets.
16. Mow to maintain proper turf height and control weeds.
17. Replant hard-to-mow and shady areas with ground covers.
18. Create a temporary green by overseeding cold-damaged lawns or bare spots with ryegrass.
19. Help lawns survive the cold by making sure the ground is moist prior to a frost or freeze.
20. Prepare idle power equipment for winter storage.
21. Rake fallen leaves from lawns and add to the compost pile.
22. Start seeds of the cool season crops for transplants.
23. Most warm-season vegetables have declined; replant with cool-season selections.