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July Garden

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She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard.
Proverbs 31:16
   

  Happy 4th of July!  

Remove & Divide & Pinch

  • Remove suckers from roses, flowering shrubs, and fruit trees.
  • Remove all dead flowers, stalks.
  • Divide over crowded bulbs and Iris.
  • Pinch back mums until 15th.

Sow & Weed

  • Sow vegetables for fall crop: beets, cabbage, lettuce, radish, and turnips etc...
  • Sow seeds for annuals: calendula, sweet alyssum, and candy tuff to keep succession of bloom.
  • Weed all gardens.

Feed & Water & Spray

  • Feed all perennials and late flowering annuals.
  • Spray for pests.
  • Water lawn and all plants deeply.

CompostGarden Planning and Design Tip:  Compost garden waste and mix it with your soil or use as mulch around plants to give your garden a boost.  It adds valuable nutrients to enrich the soil and is a handy way to help your plants retain moisture.

 

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