September in Sonoma County
California Native Plants
Climate Forward Trees Webinar (replay)This video is available on our YouTube channel. Learn how to water trees during the drought and rebates available for efficient tree irrigation. Find out how to select trees that will thrive in our changing climate and, once established, will need little water. We also present the outcome of the Climate Forward Trees project, a list of trees Santa Rosa residents can plant now that will thrive for the next 30-50 years.
- Keeping Your Plants Alive under Drought or Water Restrictions (UC ANR)
- Current Water Supply Levels (Sonoma Water)
- Drought Management Guidelines
- Gardening in a Drought
- Growing Vegetables in a Drought
- Fruit Trees in a Drought
If you haven't planted your fall and winter food garden, it's time to get busy! You can still plant garlic along with a few other vegetables.
Visit our Food Gardening page to learn more about planting garlic and preparing your cool-weather food garden along with water saving tips and food gardening tips and tasks.
Managing Vining Plants
Video: Managing Vining Plants (time 3:29)
In the late summer, you need to prune the vining plants such as tomatoes and winter squashes to help the formed fruit to maturity. Prune stems, to manage excess vining and encourage larger fruit size.
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