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May 2017 Tips


  • Plant in the Garden: Asparagus, Beans, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Corn, Cucumbers, Leeks, Lettuce, Melons, Radish, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Winter Squash Late May: Basil, Corn, Impatiens, Pumpkins, Wax Begonias.

  • Transplant: Brussels Sprouts, Eggplant, Lettuce.

  • Plant an Herb Garden: Most like sun.

  • Herbs that prefer shade: Angelica, Chervil, Sweet Cicely, Woodruff.

  • Herbs that tolerate shade: Bee Balm, Catnip, Chamomile, Coriander, Costmary, Dill, Fennel, Germander, Hyssop, Lemon Balm, Lovage, Mint, Parsley, Pennyroyal, Rosemary, Salad Burnet, Tansy, Tarragon, and Thyme.

  • Herbs that prefer shade: Angelica, Chervil, Sweet Cicely, Woodruff.

  • Harvesting rhubarb stems by pulling.

  • Plant summer flowering bulbs: Begonias, Callas, Dahlias, Gladioli, Acidanthera, Caladium, Hymenocallis, and Tigridia.

  • Prune Forsythia and Quince after flowering to remove crowded or unhealthy branches.

June 2017 Tips


  • Apply mulch to prevent moisture loss in landscapes.

  • Dig and divide crowded spring bulbs. Replant immediately or store coll and dry until fall.

  • Place straw around stawberry plants to keep fruit off of wet soil.

  • Apply Merit to control grumbs in your lawn.

  • You can still start from seed: Beans, Beets, Carrots, Cucumbers, Lettuce, Radish, Summer Squash, Sweet Corn, Broccoli, Cabbage, and Califlower.