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Container Gardening

In The Beginning... Soils

Garden Chores Calendar

Turf Management Calendar

Garden Ponds


Herbs Listing

Important Kitchen Herbs




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  • Plant Fescue lawns; fertilize now .
  • Apply pre-emergent to prevent crabgrass.
  • Apply herbicide to control henbit, chickweed, wild onion, and other weeds.
  • Dethatch all lawns


  • Prune junipers, holly, eleagnus, ligustrum and other non-flowering shrubs. Prune butterfly bushes, pampas grass, ornamental grasses and liriope. Prune forsynitha & other early flowering shrubs after their bloom season!
  • Plant evergreen and deciduous shrubs.
  • Fertilize shrubs tree and shrub food.
  • Continue spraying program to control fungus problems.
  • Apply insecticides to control scale and other over-wintering insects.
  • Plant roses this month.


  • Apply lime sulfur spray.
  • Apply tree and shrub food.
  • Plant trees this month.
  • Fertilize trees this month.
  • Prune crepe myrtles this month.
  • Apply Dormant Oil Spray to control over-wintering pests.


  • Plant snapdragons, pansies, nasturtiums and sweet william.
  • Fertilize pansies to promote blooms.
  • Make plans for summer annuals
  • Delay planting warm season annuals until the last frost. The average date of the last frost is April 1 -1 0.


  • Plant perennials.
  • Fertilize.
  • Divide perennials this month.


  • Plant beets, carrots, kale, radishes, spinach, peas,cauliflower, collards, turnip greens, lettuce, mustard, cabbage, brussel sprouts, rape, potatoes, and asparagus need to be planted.
  • Sow tomato & pepper seed indoors for transplanting later.

House Plants

  • Check for insects such as scale and spider mites.
  • Use insecticidal soap or oil sprays to control these pests.


  • Fertilize tulips, daffodils, crocus, hyacinths, and other spring flowering bulbs with Bulb Booster.

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