Garden chores of the month: May

May is the month when landscaping and gardening really get into full swing.  Here are a few maintenance reminders to help you keep your landscape healthy and looking great.

Garden chores:

  • Install annuals after last frost (May 20th on average).
  • Fertilize trees, shrubs, and perennials.
  • Spray apples, crabapples, pears, mountain ash, and pyracantha to prevent fire blight.
  • Feed roses.
  • Re-mulch beds.
  • Inspect sprinkler system operation, adjust timing as needed.

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