Front of Nursery - Photo by Helen Krayenhoff

Gardener’s Calendar

June Checklist

  • Prune fruit trees for a dwarfing effect.
  • Check your automatic watering systems for leaks.
  • Finish planting summer veggies.
  • Aquatic plants look best now, and are in good supply.
  • Feed ornamental grasses with an organic all-purpose fertilizer.

July Checklist

  • Mulch the soil around vegetable plants for water conservation.
  • Check your water garden to see that it is clear and free of mosquito larvae.
  • Tropical plants will benefit from extra feeding during these warm months.
  • Feed acid loving plants with Cottonseed Meal or Fish Emulsion.
  • Deadhead and feed early flowering perennials for a second bloom.