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Garden To-Do List

Submitted by on June 22, 2014 – 8:37 amNo Comment
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bhg_small-gardensHere’s a handy garden to-do list, courtesy of Better Homes & Gardens (you’ll find it on page 111 of the June issue).

*As the temperatures rise, replace cool-season salad crops like lettuce, spinach and swiss chard – which become bitter tasting and unattractive – with warm-season vegetables and herbs such as beans, summer squash and basil.

*Barricade your berries to keep fruit-loving birds from stealing the harvest by using netting or synthetic fabric row covers.

*For a gorgeous green update, plant palms and aquatic plants, like lilies and lotus, which love warm and rainy June weather.

*Give your houseplants a much-needed vacation from climate-controlled by placing them in a shady spot protected from high winds.

(Illustration courtesy of Better Homes & Gardens)

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