Put away that pitcher of lemonade and trade it for a gallon of apple cider. Put away the flip flops and get out a sweater. Cover the pool and grab a rake. Change your entrance flower pots from pink to pumpkins. September has arrived! Suddenly our focus turns to preparations for the seasons ahead.
Canning jars are on sale this month
If your garden is going gangbusters and producing more than enough bounty, preserve it! Can your veggies and fruits and create butters, sauces and jellies. Peaches, plums, corn, carrots, beans, and many others can all be preserved and in mid-winter they’ll taste as fresh as the day they were picked. You can make homemade tomato sauce, spaghetti sauce, apple butter, jams, jellies, salsa, applesauce and all of it can be canned. The sky is the limit. Canning jars are on sale this month. Don’t forget, canned goods with a gingham ribbon make much appreciated homemade holiday gifts.
The original Weber® kettle grill
This is truly the best season for grilling. Whether tailgating or just enjoying grilling out at home in cooler weather, there are thousands of recipes from which to choose. Now that’s it not so hot, you can spend more time cooking up something delicious. Marinate some vegetables, grill some corn on the cob, slow cook some ribs. We have grilling cookbooks, flavored smoke, utensils, and our original Weber® kettle grill is on sale this month.
Feathered Friend® and True Value bird seed
Migrating birds require an excess of calories for energy to fly hundreds or thousands of miles. Feathered Friend® and True Value bird seed is on special in September. Stock up to keep our non-migrating birds coming to your feeder all Winter.
Scotts Turfbuilder Winterguard Weed & Feed
And if you want your lawn to remain lush next Spring, this is the time to get outside to apply Scotts Turfbuilder Winterguard Weed and Feed. It’s on sale through the end of October, while supplies last. We also rent overseeders and other equipment to fix lawn damage, clean up leaves, trim branches and more.
Zinsser® BULLS EYE 1-2-3®
If you need a primer before painting outside of your home, or inside, try Zinsser® BULLS EYE 1-2-3® Universal interior/exterior, water-based stain-killing primer-sealer. A whole house primer, it is designed for all surfaces such as interior/exterior drywall, concrete, wood and galvanized metal. Its flexible acrylic formula can be used in temperatures as low as 35F; it blocks and seals stains from smoke, nicotine, water, tannin, grease and more. It dries to the touch in 35 minutes providing a smooth white finish ready for any top coat. It’s mold and mildew resistant, rust inhibitive so great for metal surfaces and it adheres to glossy surfaces without sanding.
Rubbermaid® 32 gallon trash cans & Prestone® Antifreeze
We also have items you may need to prepare for the Fall & Winter such as Rubbermaid® 32 gallon trash cans and Prestone® Antifreeze for your vehicles. Fall is time to clean gutters, change furnace filters, clean up the yard, put on storm windows and prepare for cold weather which is right around the corner.