Honey Do

January


Plant bareroot grapes, berries,& fruit trees. Give them a good start by using GREENALL FIR MULCH and SURE START FERTILIZER or DR.EARTH STARTER FERTILIZER

Choose and plant Camellias while in bud and bloom

Dormant spray your fruit trees and ornamentals using MONTEREY HORTICULTURAL OIL mixed with LIQUICOP

Prune your roses, fruit trees, crape myrtles, and most deciduous shade trees

Feed winter annuals such as primrose, stock, pansy, poppies & violas using GREENALL MULTIPURPOSE 16-16-16 or DR. EARTH ALL PURPOSE 4-4-4

Feed your lawn BOLERO LAWN FOOD or DR.EARTH LAWN FOOD

Plant a few gladiolus bulbs each month through spring-starting mid-month

Plan your summer veggie garden but do not plant it yet!

Clean up leaf litter around plants and trees to prevent disease

Check irrigation-shut off if rains come-drain drip systems to protect from freezing

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February


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Use PROHIBIT PRE-EMERGENT LAWN FOOD -apply it once the forsythia’s bloom

Spray dormant sprays (again) on fruit trees before the buds break.

Last chance to prune roses and spray with dormant spray

Remove fallen flowers from around camellias to prevent disease

Plant bareroot! Give them a good start by using GREENALL FIR MULCH AND SURE START FERTILIZER or DR. EARTH STARTER FERTILIZER

Make sure that outdoor plants protected by roof eaves get a drink of water

Plant native wildflower seeds outdoors-especially California Poppies!

Apply pre-emergents to your flower beds, barked areas, gravel walkways etc. to prevent weeds from germinating. MONTEREY WEED STOPPER liquid.

Plant garlic, onion, and potatoes outdoors

Flush your drip system and repair if needed. Check your sprinklers too.

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March


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Begin feeding your entire yard with DR.EARTH ALL PURPOSE ORGANIC FERTILIZER

Feed Camellias, Azaleas, and Rhododendrons this month with DR. EARTH RHODODENDRON, AZALEA, AND CAMELLIA FOOD

Check for aphids, snails, and slugs. Apply MONTEREY SLUGGO PLUS OR SLUGGO now for the snails.

Hang coddling moth traps in your apple and pear trees when blossoms open to prevent worms

Prune & clean up winter bloomers

Plant cool season veggies and flowers-visit the nursery for the best supply-start warm season veggie and flower seeds indoors for May planting in your yard.

Prep garden beds by adding organic matter, compost, and/or manure

Plant summer bulbs like gladiolus, lilies and dahlias

Feed established fruit trees and berries DR. EARTH ALL PURPOSE or FRUIT TREE FERTILIZER

Flush and repair drip systems and sprinklers (if you did not in February)

Turn your compost pile to activate it-it will be very happy

If deer are a problem-begin using LIQUID FENCE, DEER. STOPPER deer repellants.

We also have SHAKE AWAY containing coyote urine for deter the deer and other pests

Cut back summer & fall flowering Clematis to the strongest stems-feed and mulch roots.

Begin to cut back your deciduous ornamental grasses-if they need to be divided, now is the time to do it. Cut within a few inches of the ground depending on variety.

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