Month: June 2013

Time to Irrigate

With the exception of newly planted plants, I have not had to irrigate until this week of hot weather. Even now there is still moisture in the soil available for […]

Lawn Mowing Height

Question: How often should I mow my lawn? My neighbor lets his lawn grow up to about 3 inches and then whacks it back to less than an inch. Isn’t […]

Control worms in cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower

You may have noticed those little white moths flying around your cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and related vegetables. Or you may have noticed holes in some of the leaves. The moths lay […]

Spray and thin apple trees now

If you want apples without worm holes, regular biweekly spraying with a fruit tree spray is necessary. If you do not have a lot of untreated apple trees nearby, you […]

Remove water sprouts from fruit trees

June is a critical time to remove those fast growing vertical sprouts that occur after trees are pruned in the fall, winter, or early spring. This is particularly true for […]

Prune azaleas and rhododendrons right after bloom

Azaleas and Rhododendrons set new flower buds for next spring starting in mid to late summer. By pruning soon, you will have maximum bloom next year. You have probably noticed […]

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