March 6, 2015 lindamckendry

March Gardening Checklist


Purchase/Plant
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  • Plant drought-resistant plants
  • Plant flowerbeds with warm season flowers
  • Plant perennials
  • Start planting summer vegetables
  • Replace parsley now or next month
  • Plant tomatoes
  • Plant culinary herbs
  • Plant edible flowers

Trim/Prune/Mow/Divide
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  • Deadhead annual and perennial flowers
  • Prune camellias

Fertilize
Fuchsias

  • Continue to fertilize citrus trees
  • Fertilize fuchsias
  • Feed container-grown flowers with liquid or slow release fertilizer
  • Fertilize roses

Water
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  • When rains arent adequate water all garden plants according to their individual needs
  • Water roses
  • Water spring-flowering bulbs when rains do not do the job for you
  • Do not let azaleas dry out

Control Pests/Diseases/Weeds
garden-slugs

  • Control slugs and snails
  • Pull weeds

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