August

  • Water newly planted trees, shrubs and perennials with deep root watering methods.
  • If going on vacation, ask someone to water your containers and newly planted plants.
  • Keep weeds at bay.
  • Cut back perennials that are past their bloom.
  • Trim overgrown shrubs.
  • Clean out spent annuals from containers to prepare for Fall planting.
  • Clean out spent vegetables in garden and raised beds to prepare for Fall planting.
  • Apply Deer repellents.

July

  • Water newly planted trees, shrubs and perennials with deep root watering methods.
  • If going on vacation, ask someone to water your containers and newly planted plants.
  • Watch for insect and disease on landscape plants.
  • Prune and thin shrubs that have already flowered.
  • Fertilize container plants and bedding plants every two weeks with Bud & Bloom water soluble fertilizer.
  • Dead head container plants and bedding plants to encourage new blooms.
  • Apply Deer repellents.

June

  • Watch for insect and disease on Vegetable plants.
  • Fertilize container plants and bedding plants every two weeks with Bud & Bloom water soluble fertilizer.
  • Dead head container plants and bedding plants to encourage new blooms.
  • Apply Deer repellents.

May

  • Plant warm season annuals and veggies after last frost (usually around Mother’s Day).
  • Prune flowering shrubs after they have finished their bloom.
  • Fertilize tropicals that were indoors for the Winter.
  • Water newly planted plants.
  • Apply Deer repellents.
  • Get your Mother’s Day flowers:)

April

  • Prepare your containers for planting.
  • Plant trees, shrubs and perennials while weather is cool and there is less need for frequent waterings.
  • Prune winter damage on evergreens when new growth appears.
  • Apply weed control to lawns.
  • Repot houseplants and tropicals that were indoors for the Winter.
  • Water newly planted plants.
  • Apply Deer repellents.