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Breaking ground

Posted: September 1, 2012 at 3:21 a.m.

After protecting the soil all winter, a cover crop of turnips can provide pleasant yellow flowers in the spring.

After protecting the soil all winter, a cover crop of turnips can provide pleasant yellow flowers in the spring.

THIS MONTH Summer’s end is in sight. It’s a great time to add color to your garden, deadhead (remove spent flowers) annuals and perennials, clean up declining or dead annuals and lightly fertilize the living so they can rebound and bloom until frost.

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