Garden Tips

 

Garden Tips For June 2021:

1).  Dig and divide crowded spring bulbs. Replant divided bulbs immediately or store cool and dry until fall.
 
2).  Harvest culinary herbs in the morning after dew has dried.
 
3).  Peonies grow best in morning sun and afternoon shade.
 
4).  Water newly planted trees and shrubs frequently.
 
5).  Use straw or salt marsh hay to suppress weeds in the vegetable garden.
 
6).  Dusting houseplants with a damp rag increases aesthetic value.
 
7).  Hummingbirds prefer tube-shaped red flowers such as bee balm and cardinal flower.