Gardening: Tired of raking? Use a leaf blower instead 

Rakes don’t work as well as a leaf blower on paved surfaces such as driveways, patios and rooftops. Rakes don’t work as well as leaf blowers at removing leaves from the top of hedges or from evergreen branches. And finally, rakes don’t work as well as leaf blowers in tight areas like those between boulders, at the base of a fence or between boards on a deck.

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Fall gardening can start now

the landscape, continue watering and fertilizing annuals, container plants and fall blooming perennials such as chrysanthemums and asters. Continue watering but not fertilizing perennials, shrubs and trees to begin the hardening off process.

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