Steve Delgadillo Plant frost tender bulbs, such as cannas, begonias, dahlias, gladiolas Pinch back fall blooming perennials until the 4th of July Do …
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Plant frost tender bulbs, such as cannas, begonias, dahlias,
Pinch back fall blooming perennials until the 4th of July
Do not remove foliage from tulips, or daffodils. The dying
foliage builds up the bulbs for next year's bloom.
Fertilize cool season grasses like turf type fescue and Kentucky
Continue to fertilize hybrid tea and grandiflora roses every
four to six weeks with a balanced fertilizer or specially
formulated rose food.
The most efficient time of day to water is late evening to early
morning, between 10 p.m. and 9 a.m.
When possible apply water below the foliage of the plant using
trickle or drip systems
Irrigate the lawn deeply and as infrequently as possible this
increases drought resistance.
Watch for natural predators Lady bird beetles and others are
beginning to "catch up" with aphid populations.
Kentucky bluegrass lawns with dead areas in the shape of a ring
or serpentine pattern, may have Necrotic Ring Spot
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