Garden Tips

Garden Tips For June 2019:

1).  Container plants dry out more quickly than plants in the ground.
2).  Prune spring blooming shrubs after the flowers faded.
3).  Place salt hay under ripening strawberries to keep fruit off wet soil.
4).  Begin hilling potatoes when plants are about 6” tall.
5).  Overwatering geraniums in pots and flower beds will cause root rot.
6).  Monitor your gardens weekly for garden pests.
7).  Move houseplants outside but out of direct sunlight to avoid sunburn.
8).  Water soil around plants, not over plant tops, to reduce leave disease.