GARY'S GARDEN TIPS // JULY 12, 2013
Most lawn problems we are seeing are due to a lack of fertilizer. Jirdon Greenmaster will bring back the green color that keeps the lawn healthy. Applications now should last until you're close to your fall feeding.
Keep your roses blooming longer by trimming off the flowers that are starting to fade and dry. Cut just above the first set of 5 leaves on the stem. This is called 'dead heading'.
Be sure to apply a grub preventer now. It's much easier and attractive to stop these insects before the damage starts.
We have just received a shipment of cement bird baths and water fountains. These are produced by Henri Studios, and are very unique in appearance and color.
Pick zucchini squash when fruit is 6"-8" long. The fruit can get larger as long as you can penetrate the skin with your fingernail. Be sure to pick regularly.