Garden Tips For July 2022:
1). Harvest mint leaves for an addition to iced tea.
2), Harvesting basil stems rather than just leaves result in bushier plants.
3). Provide deep watering for young trees during prolonged periods of dry weather.
4). Bitter tasting cucumbers are a sign of drought stress.
5). Scrub carrots, don’t peel them before eating.
6). Do not compost grease, dog and cat droppings, or dairy and meat products.
7). Watch for Japanese beetles eating leaves of roses, beans and grapes.
8). Sow a late crop of beets, kale and mustard greens.