May

Watch for chinch bugs and grub worms as well as brown patch. Plant warm season veggies- okra, black eyed peas, watermelon, etc. Make sure everything is mulched before it gets too hot. This will help conserve moisture and save on watering. Make sure plants are being watered […]

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June

Time to apply a second application of lawn fertilizer before it gets too hot, always use a slow release, 3-1-2 ratio. Now would be the time to raise the mower blade a couple of inches. Taller grass needs less water. Plant crepe myrtles, St. Augustine, Bermuda grass, […]

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July

July is the time to think about next spring, as well as time to separate any bulbs that you have. Always let the foliage die down and turn brown before you dig and thin out your bulbs. When growing bulbs you should plan on doing this every […]

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August

In the month of August watering becomes one of the most important maintenance issues. If there is not enough rainfall then it is up to us to provide the water needed to keep all of our landscape investments alive. Water your plants early in the day and […]

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September

This month is the time to begin to applying any final pre-emergent weed control you want to- Planting Fescue seed lawns that are not treated with pre-emergent weed control will prevent fescue and other cool season grasses from growing. Clean out flower beds, and prep the beds […]

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October

Make your spring bulb selection, such as tulips, daffodils, etc. Tulip bulbs need to be chilled for 6 weeks and then planted after thanksgiving. Fall is also one of the best times to plant. Think about planting trees, shrubs, fall color, or pansies as well as wild […]

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November

If you have not planted your fall color you can still plant pansies or ornamental cabbage or kale as well as cool season vegetables in your fall garden. You can still plant trees and shrubs. The cool weather helps them to establish themselves quicker. Decide on what […]

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December

Don’t forget the Plant Shed carries one of the best selections of real christmas trees in town, everybody loves a real christmas tree – Douglas fir, Noble fir, Grand fir- we also carry poinsettias in several sizes and colors. Don’t forget the wreaths and garland. December is […]

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February

  Rose bushes need to be pruned by the 15th of this month. You can also plant new container grown and packaged roses. You can move or transplant anything that needs to be moved at this time. Plant fruit trees now as well as pecans, berries, and […]

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January

You can still plant trees and shrubs in January! You still need to water during the winter months unless we receive adequate rainfall during this time. Watering during the winter months will help to protect your plants from freeze damage. Prune trees and shrubs, do not prune […]

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