Plant and fertilize annuals.
Fertilize lawns and trees, palms and shrubs.
Spray roses to prevent black spot and powdery mildew disease.
Watch for lacebug infestations.
Check lawns for insect pests, especially sod webworms.
Side dress vegetable plants with fertilizer.
Divide herbaceous perennials and bulbs.
Plant strawberries in a prepared bed.
Plant cold-hardy fall-winter vegetables.
Prepare Christmas cactus for holiday bloom.
Plant winter ryegrass.
Refrigerate tulip, daffodil and hyacinth bulbs.
Watch for twig girdlers. What To Plant This Month
Annuals: Ageratum, alyssum, baby's breath, celosia, cleome, gazania, globe amaranth, impatiens, marigold, nicotiana, ornamental cabbage, ornamental pepper, periwinkle (vinca), phlox, salvias (annual), sunflower, wax begonia, zinnia
Herbs and spices: anise, basil, bay laurel, borage, caraway, cardamom, chervil, chives, cilantro, dill, fennel, garlic, ginger, horehound, lemon balm, lovage, marjoram, Mexican tarragon, mint, oregano, rosemary, sage, savory, thyme, watercress Bulbs: African lily, amaryllis, anemone, Aztec lily, blackberry lily, calla, cestrum, crinum, crocosmia, elephant ears, gladiolus, Kaffir lily, lapeirousia, Louisiana iris, moraea, narcissus, pineapple lily, shell ginger, spider lily, Watsonia, walking iris Information provided by Hillsborough County Extension