Gardening Tips

Summer Gardening Tips 

 

~Keep things watered!

~Everything can be planted now.

~Watch for insect problems to you can get a jump on them and treat them early if necessary.

~Use 38 Plus or Eight to control grasshoppers before a population gets established.

~ Continue fertilizing container plants, annual beds, and vegetable gardens.

~Fertilize grass and trees now. Trees and shrubs should be fertilized three times during the growing season- in April, June and early August.

~Deadhead and weeds as needed to keep your plants at their best. Weeds will compete against desirable plants for water, so it’s especially critical to eliminate them.

~Check drip and irrigation systems often to be sure they haven’t become clogged and are operating at peak efficiency. Use the water resources we have wisely.

~It’s not too late to plant vegetables, especially if you live at a lower elevation.