April 3rd, 2010
Find out how to grow citrus plants with tips from Merrideth Jiles of The Great Outdoors. Get Trisha's tips for planting and protecting tomatoes.
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Tips of the Week
Fertilize roses again.
Fertilize citrus trees with high nitrogen.
Keep an eye out for plants that will be emerging with the heat. Don't dig it up just yet!
Keep rowcover handy for peppers and tomatoes.
Plant perennials, trees, roses, herbs (except for warm-weather herbs like basil)
Don't fertilize brand new plants. Let them get their roots established. You can give them a drench with liquid seaweed.
Dig up grass from around the trees.
Hold off on fertilizing the lawn. You can apply compost.
Pull or mow weeds to break the seed cycle. Herbicides will not help you now.
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Question of the Week
What can I do about all these weeds?
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