Even in the garden, timing is everything—as anyone who hasn’t kept up with the weeding well knows. But if you haven’t done as much gardening this summer as you wanted to, that doesn’t mean you’ve missed your garden-tending window completely. In fact, there are lots of ways you can still get your hands dirty.
For suggestions, we turned to Mike McGrath, former Editor-in-Chief of Organic Gardening magazine, and current host of the radio show You Bet Your Garden, broadcast on WHYY FM in Philadelphia and syndicated nationally. Here are his picks for you late bloomers out there:
(Whether you're starting your first garden or switching to organic, Rodale’s Basic Organic Gardening has all the answers and advice you need—get your copy today!)