DCMGA is here to help with your gardening questions. Check out the Help Desk page or
(2) Call 940-349-2892 any time. If there is no answer, leave a detailed message. We will research your question and call you back. Our help desk is located at 401 W. Hickory Street in Denton, TX, and is staffed by Master Gardener volunteers. When volunteers are available, you may bring in a sample of diseased plants or plants you want us to identify.
Question: I planted several perennials like coneflower, lantana, and salvia in my flower beds this past spring. Many of them appear to have stopped flowering this month. Should I cut them back now in October?