April Gardening Enviro Tips

Buy garden chemicals in small quantities that can be used up in one growing season to avoid storage problems. If the label of a garden chemical has faded, write the brand name, active ingredient and EPA registration on the container itself or on masking tape attached to the container. Do not spray pesticides on a [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:17-04:00April 14th, 2014|Articles For Outdoor Living, Blogs & Articles, Gardening, Gardening Grandma, Outdoor Living|Comments Off on April Gardening Enviro Tips

Gardening In April – Ornamentals

Prune azaleas and other spring flowering shrubs just after they finish blooming. Begin scouting for azalea lace bugs and treat as needed. Lace bugs will succumb to many insecticides including acephate sold as Orthene, carbaryl sold as Sevin and insecticidal soap. Spray and repeat for 7 to 10 days. Begin a regular program for roses [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:17-04:00April 1st, 2014|Articles For Outdoor Living, Blogs & Articles, Gardening, Gardening Grandma|Comments Off on Gardening In April – Ornamentals