The following are some tips to keep your garden at its peak performance during the summer months. We hope you find these suggestions helpful!
Slow Down Weeds Organically
Weeds grow fast during the hot summer months and plants dry out quickly. To slow down your weeds, enrich the soil and keep it moist at the same time. Apply a thick layer (2 to 3 inches) of compost and/or straw around the plants. Leave a small gap for air circulation around the stem or crown.
When to Weed
Try to weed once a week. Weeds take away the nutrients in the soil intended for your plants. The best time to pull those weeds is after some light rainfall, because they become much easier to pull out.
Are you tired of mowing and watering a hungry lawn? Make a “lasagna mulch” right on top without having to dig out the lawn. In about 8 to 10 months the lawn, weeds, cardboard and mulch will be a rich healthy soil ready for planting. The steps are: Read more