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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 deeper root systems.

  • Pick any ripe fruit.

  • Give the garden a complete weeding and general digging-over where needed.

  • Fertilize the vegetable garden. Plant crops for fall or winter: carrots, beets, broccoli, and gourmet greens.
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  • Lawn and Garden Tips for July and August

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