August is the Time for…
  1. Keeping up with weeding, touching up mulch as necessary
  2. Deadheading flowers to promote new bloom
  3. Picking ripening vegetables to hasten more flower buds that lead to more crops
  4. Cleaning up spent foliage in vegetable gardens and removing from the site
  5. Watering by hand as needed
  6. Staking tall annuals and perennials to keep them upright in wind and rain storms
  7. Scouting for iris borer and removing damaged rhizomes from beds
  8. Finishing summer pruning of trees and shrubs, particularly spring bloomers
  9. Planning fall planting and transplanting projects
  10. Taking some garden tours
  11. Sitting back and enjoying your garden!
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