Garden Tips

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Garden Tips For June:

1).  Use eye and ear protection when string trimming.
2).  Pay extra attention to the watering of transplants until their roots have grown into surrounding soil.
3).  To determine whether plants are being watered enough-physically check the soil moisture in the root zone.
4).  Set aside time to inspect plants for insects and diseases.
5).  Empty out pots and containers that provide standing water for mosquitos to breed.
6).  Squash, cucumbers and melons often have a flush of male flowers before producing female flowers.
7).  Hanging baskets and containers need regular maintenance, water and fertilizer for optimum health.
8).  Give Dad a new Stihl power tool for Father’s Day.