September is continuing the summer weather trend of cool temps and rainy afternoons. If and when you need to add some supplemental water to your lawn, Denver Water's recommendation this month — based on three applications per week — is 11 minutes per zone for fixed spray heads and 28 minutes per zone for rotary nozzles.
Denver Botanic Gardens is hosting it's annual fall plant and bulb sale on September 19th and 20th. Standard admission costs apply, but you'll find unusual plants for timely installation. And if you haven't seen the Chihuly glass exhibit yet, you're in for a treat!
If your fall planting plans include incorporating more plants to attract butterflies, here is a resource that matches native butterflies to their preferred nectar providers.
Got tomatoes? Like pie? Herd your tomato harvest into this yummy recipe.