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Garden Calendar :: Summer

Summer

  • Continue regular mowing and edging (raise cutting height of mower to save on watering lawn)

  • Remove spent blossoms from plants and shrubs

  • Continue weed control in planting beds and turf area

  • Fertilize turf with organic, slow-release blend

  • Monitor watering and look for dry, stressed areas

  • Relax and enjoy

Late Summer

  • Keep on mowing and edging (lower cutting height of mower to encourage growth)

  • Turf care: aerate, de-thatch, top-dress, and over-seed

  • Apply organic fertilizer to turf and planting beds

  • Weed control in planting beds and turf area

  • Prune and trim shoots on plants, shrubs, and trees

  • Micro-prune perennials

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WINTER

Garden Calendar :: Winter

  • Clean up fallen branches, needles, cones, and other debris from turf area

  • Prune shrubs and trees—aggressively, if needed

  • Transplant shrubs and trees—especially large established ones

  • Inspect and clean all drainage systems

  • Control winter weeds in planting beds

  • Clean out gutters in preparation for spring rains

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FALL

Garden Calendar:: Fall

  • Turn off, blow out, and winterize sprinkler system

  • Rake up leaves and debris

  • Inspect and clean roof, gutters, downspouts, and drain systems

  • Divide and plant bulbs

  • Apply organic fertilizer to turf

  • Prune perennials

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