Tuesday, March 25, 2008

10 Things To Do in the Garden TODAY

1. Plant peas, onions, cabbage, broccoli, potatoes, and lettuce.

2. Trim / thin shade trees -- this means using good pruning practices and leaving NO STUBS

3. Uncover strawberries

4. Apply crabgrass control to lawns

5. Plant trees and shrubs -- don't wait until they are leafed out.

6. Sharpen the mower blade

7. Get a soil test if you haven't already

8. Start another round of tomato and pepper seeds

9. Add organic matter (about a 3" layer) to your beds -- till in when the soil dries out

10. Buy some soaker hoses for the upcoming season

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