Spring is almost here with just days to go, are you ready?!
March To do list
Get your cool season vegetables like cabbage, cauliflower, Brussel sprouts, onions sets, radish’s, beat’s, turnips, carrot’s, and lettuce in the ground.
Plant tomatoes as long as you have Wall of Water protector (in case of late freeze.
Plant hardy annuals and perennials like Pansy’s, Viola’s, Salvia, Dianthus, Coleus, Geranium, Gerbera, Foxglove, Verbena, Dwarf Marigold, Ranunculus, Shasta Daisy, Bleeding Hearts, Candytuft, Columbine, Begonia Green & Black
Fertilize and water perennial gardens
Fertilize cool season lawns. Use Sure Green 16-8-8 specific for New Mexico soil
Apply pre-emergent to help prevent weeds, pests and disease
Re-seed cool weather lawns on late March
Apply dormant oil before buds open. Dormant oil first then lime sulfer 3 weeks late
Remove winter mulches and replace with cypress, cedar or pecan mulch
Prune grapes and berries in late March
Prune roses in mid to late March
To protect against insects all year, apply Bonide Tree and Shrub. Do not use on Edible or herbs