01 Jul Tish’s July Tips
TIP 1: Keep pinching back your mums to about 6 inches until July 15th to achieve a full mum by fall.
TIP 2: Now is the time to apply Fertilome Yield Booster to stop and prevent Blossom-End Rot of tomatoes, a common disorder that decreases fruit yields.
TIP 3: If you plan on growing a cool season vegetable garden this fall from seed, NOW is the best time to get a good selection of seed. It is also time for a second sowing of radishes and carrots. We’ll tell you when our selection of cool season vegetable plants are ready.
TIP 4: If you have to spray a chemical on your lawn or plants, do so early in the morning before bees become active.
TIP 5: Several annuals fizzle our before summer is over. For a beautiful Fall display of color, now is the time to sow seed for spider flowers, zinnia and cosmos.