Well, it is time to start looking around your garden, harvesting your crop, and preparing your garden area for the fall/winter. There is an extensive list of preparation that needs to be done in the fall in preparation for the cold winter months.

So, what do you do? First, find out when your freeze date is in your area. There are several things you can do, but I find this to be the easiest:

http://www.weather.com/outlook/homea...locid=USMA0046

Fill in your location and Wal Law! You have the historical information freeze information in your area. Print this off and put it in your gardening folder. This is something you will use time and time again. Also, make notes on the side of your paper so that you can note the actual freeze date in your actual yard.

Next thing to do...get a GOOD temperature gage.