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Gardening in January
January Gardening Tips Apply dormant sprays on roses and fruit trees this month or next. Lime sulfur or copper fungicides help control diseases. Cleani… Read more »
Gardening in February
February Gardening Tips This is a good month to fix and tune-up lawn mowers and other equipment before the season of needs arises. A new or sharpened bl… Read more »
Gardening in March
March Gardening Tips Watch for slugs to appear. A little control now will lessen the need later. A small slug can do lots of damage to small seedling… Read more »
Gardening in April
April Gardening Tips If your garden soil is too heavy and too wet to till, get a planting mix and place it 3 or 4 inches deep to plant early season v… Read more »
Gardening in May
May Gardening Tips Local garden centers are in full swing by now. Go there to get good ideas, advice, and inspiration.
Check houseplants for adequate moisture. Heating systems in winter will produce more drought in a pot than expected. Also, many tropical plants will begin to show new growth soon, so consider fertilizer for them if not already done recently.
Small weeds that sprout in fall are growing extensive root systems. Pulling them now will reduce the spring chore when more important activities need to be done.
Pick a dry day to apply dormant sprays on roses and fruit trees.