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March

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CLASSES and EVENTS 2017

Saturday, March 4th @ 11am New Dwarf and Compact Conifers

 

Saturday, March 11th @ 10am Garden Buddies: Strawberries

Supply Cost $5.00

Saturday, March 18th @ 11am Early Spring Gardening with Jenny

 

Saturday, March 18th @ 1pm Raising Mason Bees with Ron Spendal

 

Monday,  March 20th @ 11am Early Spring Gardening with Jenny

 

 

 

 

Planting Tips


 

Garden Maintenance


 

  • Plant a fruit tree
  • Great time to plant rockery plants and groundcovers.
  • Candytuft, thymes, irish moss, blue star creeper, bergenia.
  • More cool season vegetables can go in.
  • Asparagus, beets, brocolli, carrots, celery, leeks, onions, parsley, radishes, peas, rhubarb and kale.
  • Use a soil thermometer to check the temperature before planting.
  • Great time to plant trees and shrubs.
  • Apply weed prevention
  • Prune roses, fruit trees and late summer blooming bushes if not done.
  • Fertilize and lime lawns.
  • Cut back grasses and ferns.
  • Keep on track with weed pulling. 
  • Bait for slugs.
  • Consider using Annual Tree and Shrub on your rhododendrons if you have lace bug in your neighborhood.
  • Feed rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias with an acidic fertilizer.
  • Apply pre-emergent to bare soil where not seeding.
  • Have frost blankets ready for those extra cool nights we can have this month.