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Summer Tomato Care

July 2014

If you grow tomatoes, be aware that summer's heat can put a damper on production. It's a time when problems can crop up, slow down growth, and set back production. So be on the lookout for some common diseases...
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Stop Summer Pruning and Fertilizing

As temperatures rise, plant growth slows, so there's no need to continue fertilizing or pruning. Wait until temperatures cool before fertilizing and pruning again. Pruning trees and shrubs now can lead to sunburn from exposure to the hot sun.

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Fertilize Lawns Wisely

Time your lawn fertilizing right to give your grass the biggest benefit and reduce the likelihood of fertilizer-laden runoff polluting the watershed. Cool-season grasses benefit most from a main feeding in early fall, while warm…
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Gardener to Gardener

July is a busy month for gardeners. We're planting, harvesting, weeding, watering, and keeping an eye out for pests and diseases. But it's also a time to simply enjoy the garden's beauty and bounty. To get the most from your flower gardens for the least amount of time and effort, check out our suggestions for low maintenance plant choices and gardening strategies. Then pour yourself a cool glass of lemonade, pull up a lawn chair, and relax!
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