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Fire season has come early this year. Keep your home and garden safe. Be sure that tree branches do not overhang your roof. Keep wood away from the house. Irrigate plants growing within 50' of your home.
Check your irrigation system and be sure that all emitters are working.
Add a 3" layer of mulch around trees and shrubs to preserve moisture.
Cut back petunias. Deadhead all annuals and roses.
Cut back roses slightly.
Remove and replace annuals that have finished blooming.
Remove the stems of daylilies and agapanthus that have finished blooming.
Don't water native plants now.
Continue harvesting summer vegetables.
Tropicals - bananas, cannas, plumerias, palms, papayas.
Plant seeds of cool season annuals and vegetables.
Fuchsias, begonias, water lilies, cymbidiums, ferns, roses.
gardeners live in beautiful places because they make
them so. Joseph Joubert