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May Gardening Tips

Posted: May 01, 2016

Tip #1
Now is the time to start fertilizing your yard.

Solution #1
Use a slow release fertilizer, such as osmocote 15-9-12.


Osmocote 15-9-12

Tip #2
Place out stakes, peony cages and trellises around young plants.

Solution #2
It is easier to train young plants through the cages than manipulating mature plants. 


Handmade Wire Cage

Tip #3
Remove faded flowers on spring blooming shrubs such as Lilacs and Rhododendrons.

Solution #3
This encourages better flowering for next year, but be sure to finish by June to allow the plant enough time to set new flower buds.