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August Landscaping Tips

by on Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

What should you be doing in your garden during the month of August?

Here are some timely tips to keep your landscape looking beautiful!

  • Continue weeding and watering during dry spells
  • Stop pruning trees and shrubs
  • Don’t fertilize after mid-August
  • Continue dead-heading flowers to prolong bloom time
  • Cut hollyhocks down to ground after blooming
  • Add fall perennials to garden
  • Seed new lawns after August 15th. Best time of year to seed is generally from August 15th through October 15th.