June Landscaping Tips and Information
- Weed beds as needed.
- Move your indoor plants to a shady location outside and fertilize them.
Flower & Vegetable Gardens
- Apply fungicide to roses to prevent mildew and black spots.
- Monitor roses for Rose slugs
- Keep beds mulched to retain moisture.
- Cut garden flowers to enjoy inside the home.
- Plant summer annuals, bedding plants and vegetables as they come available. Our seasonal temperatures and winters vary from year to year changing our planting schedules.
Tree & Shrub Beds
- Continue your comprehensive tree and shrub care program, or start one. If not doing it yourself, please use a licensed professional.
- Prune flowering plants once they are finished blooming.
- Prune hedges and evergreens.
- Monitor for pests such as lace bugs, bag worms and scale.
- Continue mowing at about 3” high as needed. “ Grasscycle”- leave the clippings for free fertilizer.
- Water using best practices such as timing watering to limit evaporation and lawns remaining wet overnight. Early morning watering is best to reduce fungus issues.
- Apply your second crabgrass pre-emergent treatment.
- Monitor for insect and fungus damage as well as for weeds such as: Green Kylinga and Nutsedge.
- Monitor moisture levels at the plants roots, not on the surface.
- Water new plantings by hand as well as by an irrigation system.
- Water lawns, if no rain, in the amount of 1” per week.
- Water responsibly using best practices.