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Lawn and Garden Tips for May

  • Fertilize rhododendrons after bloom and remove spent flowers. Keep watered during the summer to ensure good flower bud set for next year.

  • Apply organic lawn food and dolomite lime to your lawn. If necessary, seed or re-seed now.

  • Prune spring-flowering shrubs after bloom.

  • Remove spent flowers from spring-flowering bulbs. Leave the foliage until it has withered and turned brown.

  • Mulch with compost to help conserve moisture. Plant tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, beans, corn, and other warm season vegetables.

  • Fertilize heavy blooming annuals such as fuchsias, begonias, & geraniums every two weeks.

  • Great selection of herbs, bedding plants, vegetables, perennials, groundcovers, and ferns available now.

  • Plant containers with blooming annuals for color all summer. 

  • Lawn and Garden Tips for May

    Fertilize rhododendrons after bloom and remove spent flowers. Keep watered during the summer to ensure good flower bud set for next year. Apply organic lawn food and dolomite lime to your lawn. If necessary,More >>
  • Lawn and Garden Tips for June

    Protect your new transplants from heat while continuing to fertilize bedding plants and annuals. When you do water, water deeply so you won’t need to water so often. Groom perennials; feed with organicMore >>
  • Lawn and Garden Tips for July and August

    Lawn care: fertilize every 4 – 6 weeks and continue to water in the morning. Deadhead annuals to promote continued flowering; keep fertilizing. Water your shrubs & perennial beds to encourage deeperMore >>
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