There is always something interesting happening
in the yard and garden
no matter what time of year. You'll find common sense tips for garden and plant
care below. Other tips are located on the right of this page. If you don't see what you are looking for, contact
us for answers to your gardening questions.
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.
Clean out the vegetable garden, and plant a cover crop to till under in the spring.
Apply mulch to flower beds for winter weed suppression and added beauty.
If weather is cool you can plant Spring flowering bulbs such as tulips, daffodils and crocus. Bulbs especially enjoy a rich, well drained soil such as Lane Forest Product's Nitrogen Rich and Nature's Best Planting Mixes.
Late Summer and early Fall are ideal times to plant a new lawn or reseed an existing lawn.
If your lawn is in need of fertilizer, now would be a good time to put on a fall and winter fertilizer. We recommend our 18-3-18, which has slow-release nitrogen to keep your lawn healthy and green without much top growth.