Climate Information for November in
Average: 0.7 inches
Record: 3.6 inches (1905)
Temperature (degrees F):
Average High: 74.9 degrees
Lowest High: 40 degrees (1919)
Record High: 96 degrees (1924)
Average Low: 48.9 degrees
Highest Low: 71 degrees (1988)
Record Low: 27 degrees (1931)
For a green winter lawn, overseed established Bermuda grass lawns from mid October through mid November.
After the first mowing, fertilize winter lawns with a high phosphate fertilizer like superphosphate, triple superphosphate, or a complete fertilizer that is 20% phosphorous or more by weight. Ammonium phosphate (16-20-0) is another option. Follow the application rates and directions on the label.
Beets, Bok Choy, Broccoli, Cabbage, Chinese Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Chard, Collard Greens, Endive, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce (Head & Leaf), Mustard, Onions (Bulb & Green), Peas, Radishes, Rutabagas, Spinach, Turnips
Asparagus, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Chinese Cabbage, Cauliflower, Chard, Kohlrabi, Lettuce (Head & Leaf)
Watch for insect and pest problems, identify and manage early to prevent damage.
End the years fertilization this month
Plant container roses from mail-order catalogs, old garden roses in particular.
Be prepared to protect citrus from early winter frosts
Cut off spent blooms to stimulate rebloom
Water applications should be greatly reduced for the winter
Plant winter hardy trees, shrubs and vines
Pre-emergent herbicides can be applied from October through early December for winter annual weed control. Follow the package directions carefully for best results. DO NOT use pre-emergent herbicides where you will be planting seeds this season.
Be prepared for early winter frost
Do not increase opportunities for fungal disease on turf by over watering or watering at night.
DO NOT OVER WATER which will result in root rots. Allow the soil to dry out between watering.