5 Gardening Tips in Preparation for Summer
Keep your garden happy and healthy all summer long!
Memorial Day Weekend is just around the corner, which means that the unofficial start of summer is finally here. As you plan the annual cookout and unpack the lawn chairs, make sure your garden is ready for the changing season. Here are a few tips to ensure that you and your thriving plants are prepared for the summer heat!
Keep the Pots Cool
Your potted plants are vulnerable to overheating. Make sure that they stay cool by positioning them away from the midday sun. You can also keep plants cool by lightly mulching them.
Allow Water to Flow Naturally
Avoid waste by checking the hoses and irrigation systems for leaks and unblock the nozzles. Use rainwater to your advantage, and ensure that gutters and shower funnels are clear of spring debris.
Put the Work In
For the green thumbs of the world, there’s no better way to spend a day than tending to a garden. Take advantage of any mild spring or summer days and spend an hour or two taking care of your budding plants.
Watch Out for Wildlife
Those deer that wander into your yard might be beautiful, but they love the taste of your geraniums! You can keep them out with an ornamental fence or a non-toxic solution.
Protect the Babies
Protect freshly planted vegetables and flower seedlings from sun danger. Shelter them with leafy branches or old net curtains for a week after you’ve planted them.
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