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How To Prepare Your Garden For Fall Planting Season

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The end of August often shows signs of the tail end of summer and the high heat that's been keeping you indoors. 

Better weather conditions also signal the start of fall gardening time, which is the optimal season in South Texas for homegrown vegetables and enjoying the outdoors.

What do you need to turn dried out patches of dirt back into soil? Which items are best to plant in the fall and what kind of care do they require?

Whether you're a proven horticulturist or new to gardening, what questions do you have about growing plants in the San Antonio area?

Guest: David Rodriguez, horticulturist with Texas A&M University's Agrilife Extension

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