Tuesday, September 22, 2015


At an equinox, Earth's Northern and Southern Hemispheres are receiving the sun's rays equally.  Image via Wikipedia
Photo from Wikipedia

Autumn equinox arrives at 4:21 AM EDT tomorrow.  The day and night will be approximately be the same length.  Then the days start getting shorter.  What does this mean for gardeners?  Click below for the answer:  (NOTE:  Although this was written by a Master Gardener in the Charlotte area, the key facts apply to us in Pitt County)

And for more information about the equinox, here's a great EarthSky article: