Gardening Tips

Spring Gardening Tips 

~Plant cool season veggies like carrots, broccoli, lettuce and more as soon as it begins to warm in your area.

~Fertilize trees, shrubs and roses in April or early May for best results through the season. They need this first burst of food now!

~Plant grass seed, or overseed if you are trying to repair bare spots in your yard.

~Use weed killer or weed and feed products on your lawn when temperatures are consistently above 50 degrees during the day.

~Use a preventative treatment for aphids and other insects on plants that are notorious bug attractants.

~In May you can plant cool seasons annuals such as alyssum, snapdragons, and dianthus.

~Spray fruit trees about two weeks after blossom drop to help prevent worms.

~Start your seeds indoors now/soon (depending on the variety) in order to have them ready to transplant after frost date in your area.

~Spend some time planning your garden!

~Visit us and take a class or two. Get a sneak peek at all of the wonderful new varieties of annuals and perennials this year!