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gardening tips

  • Summer
  • Maintain potted plants with correct fertilizer and watering
  • Too much water seems to be the number one culprit of losing hanging baskets and deck planters
  • Allow plants to dry out in between watering - They should be watered as needed and never given a 'LITTLE DRINK"
  • Fertilize annuals such as petunias, verbena, geraniums 1 or 2 times per week for amazing results
  • Most potted plants will be forgiving if they get too dry, but will drown and not recover from over watering
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  • Mid to late Summer
  • Plant mums is August to ensure winter survival
  • Plant Garlic in August
  • Plant Late cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts in July for awesome early fall Veggies
  • Plant Wax and Green beans and cukes till August first
  • New wave petunia baskets will last till Halloween as they are very cold tolerant
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  • Spring 
  • It is time to plan this years garden
  • When deciding where to put your garden, available sunlight and soil quality are important
  • If it is a new garden fall tilling will make it much eaiser in the spring
  • Have your soil PH checked to determine if lime is necessary
  • Till an all purpose fertilizer into the soil just before planting
  • If possible plan your garden so that you may plant it in stages - crop rotation from year to year is very important as well
  • Onions, Potatoes, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Early Cabbage can be planted in late April or all through May
  • Tomatoes, Peppers, Eggplant, Basil, Cukes, Melons, Squash, Pumpkins, Beans etc. need to be planted when the danger of frost is past
  • Many items may be planted in July and August - Beans, Broccoli, Cauliflower, lettuce, Brussel Sprouts, onions for scallions, radish etc.
  • Plant disease resistant varieties when available
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