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APRIL TO DO LIST 

 

     •  Mown lawn 3 inches in height; never remove more than a 1/3 of the grass plant.

     •  Fertilize your lawn.

     •  Remove garden debris, straw or grass clippings as potential hiding places for slugs; apply iron phosphate         as a safe slug bait.

     •  Prune, shape and thin spring-blooming shrubs after blossoms fade.

     •  Use floating row covers over cole crops at planting time to pretect from insects.

     •  Remove tree wrap.

 

 

WATER TIPS 

 

If you water with a hose, use a valve or kitchen timer as a reminder to change the water.

Aerate lawns for more effective water and fertilizer usage.