Garden Calendar

April Garden Calendar for the MIdwest

Your April Garden Calendar for the midwest is filled with garden tasks to get you ready for spring planting. Find April tasks that will suggest ways to care for your flowers, lawns, trees and shrubs, vegetable and fruit garden, and a few tasks for caring for your houseplants. Spring is a great time of the [...]

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March Garden Calendar for the Midwest

Spring is almost here! There are many tasks to do before spring planting begins. Be sure to check out some of the new 2011 All-American Selections of plants and the upcoming April garden calendar as well as other yard and garden ideas. MARCH LAWNS Time to spray random growing dandelions, chickweed, and henbit Late march [...]

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All American Selections for 2011- The Newest Winners

All American Selections announced the first seven of the 2011 AAS Winners. Additional AAS winners will be announced soon and you will have more great garden performing plants! Visit www.all-americaselections.org. to check on further updates. Here are the first seven 2011 AAS winners in no specific order: 1. Gallardia ‘Arizona Apricot’ Gallardia ‘Arizona Apricot’ offers [...]

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February Garden Calendar for the Midwest

February in the Midwest is still bringing us some cold weather; although we have had a few days where the snow is melting off, leading us to thoughts of our spring garden. You will find facts and information on tasks for your yard and garden for the month of February. This will include lawn care, [...]

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December Garden Calendar for the Midwest

The weather is definitely turning colder, and there is still a few little reminders of small tasks for your lawn, trees and shrubs, flowers, vegetables and fruits, before the ground completely freezes and the snow sets in. There are still a few December tips on taking care of your houseplants as well. DECEMBER LAWNS Rake [...]

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November Garden Calendar for the Midwest

November is officially here and we still have many tasks to attend to with our lawns, trees and shrubs, taking care of flower beds, house plants, and fruits and vegetables and a few miscellaneous tasks. NOVEMBER LAWNS Frequent mowing will allow incorporation of up to 6 inches of leaves into the lawn. Remove fallen leaves [...]

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October Garden Calendar for the Midwest

Fall is fast approaching, and there is still many fall garden tasks to attend to in the month of October. Such tasks include lawns, taking care of flowers, trees and shrubs, houseplants, as well as valuable information on vegetables and fruits, and a few miscellaneous tasks that  you also need to do. OCTOBER LAWNS Fall [...]

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September Garden Calendar for the Midwest

As September brings us closer to fall, we find there are plenty of fall garden tasks that we can begin to work on. I will cover lawn care, flowers, vegetables and fruits, trees and shrubs, and houseplants. Info on winter flower beds and landscapes may also be helpful. September LAWNS Seed bluegrass or tall fescue [...]

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