June in the garden

  • Average temperatures High 91; Low 71
  • Rain 7.35 inches

1. Moon phases for June

  • The first quarter: June 7
  • Full moon: June 14
  • Last quarter June 20
  • New moon June 28

2. Lunar-sign planting dates

  • Planting crops above ground; 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 11, 12, 28, 29, 30.
  • Planting underground crops; 15, 16, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25.
  • Weed control 17, 18, 26, 27.
  • Cut down trees and shrubs: 4, 5, 13, 14, 21, 22.

3. Vegetables; Bonyato, Kalabaza, Chayote, Cherry Tomato, Dashen, Malanga, Okra, Rosele, Peas, Seminole Pumpkin, Sweet Cassava, Sweet Potatoes and Garden-Long Beans.

4. Flowers: Angelonia, Begonia, Bush Daisy, Butterfly Plant, Calcium, Cat Smoke, Celsius, Colius, Corpis, Dhalbergberg Daisy, Fireworks, Four Hours, Gladia, Gerbera Daisy, Ginger, Goldengrass, Epatius, Calancho, Lantana, , Mexican Petunia, Mexican Sunflower, Moonflower, Porterweed, Pentas, Perwinkle, Portulaka, Purslan, Salvia, Permix, Shrimp Plant, Stox Aster, Sunflower, Thornia, and Zenia.

5. Bulbs: Achimenes, African iris, agapantus, amylase, blackberry lily, bubbly, calendula, cannabis, cranium, crocodile, lily of the day, eucharis lily, Gladiolis, Glorisa lily, peach ginger, community garlic, rain lily and iris.

6. Plants; Anise, basil, bay laurel, chives, dill, ginger, margarine, mint, oregano, sage and thyme.

7. Residents in areas where fertilizer is restricted to feed until the fall.

8. If your lawn starts to turn yellow, try a metal-only application if you are allowed.

9. Weeds are also growing well; It is best to have your lawn mowed in the field.

10. Seasonal rain should return this month; In the meantime, water as needed and allowed in your area.

11. Many lawns fill in the blanks; Add soda or plug components as needed.

12. New lawns can be added by seed, plug or sod to the desired type of grass.

13. Avoid sowing in shady places during the summer to prevent rotting problems caused by wet weather.

14. Water only as needed to establish new lawns; Excess water reduces lawns.

15. Adjust and replace the spray to water the lawn.

16. Watch for receiving grass clippings; Up to 3/4-inches is normally sufficient for each water or rain.

17. Chinch bugs from yellow to brown areas in the St. Augustine grasslands; Treatment when diagnosed.

18. Due to the hot winter, sod worms can arrive this month.

19. Moths do not eat soda web worms; Wait for the chewing gum to be treated.

20. Mushrooms are common in lawns but can be poisonous; Avoid children and animals.

21. Place the grass cover at a certain height; Find the right height for your type of farm.

22. After a few weeks of continuous use, pull the razor blade.

23. Whenever possible, cut grass to remove debris from the field.

24. Irrigate grasses that are compressed, hard to wet, or have nematode problems and water immediately.

25. Replace the evergreen shrubs in a dense shade with mulch or ground cover.

26. Replace the oil and air filter in gas-powered appliances as described in the instructions.

27. Consider new flower selections during the summer; Make sure it arrives at the garden centers.

28. SAFETY TIP: Start with the annual flowers you need from seeds in the container to transplant.

29. Add warmth to landscapes with heat-loving foliage.

30. Remove old soil from containers and upgrade beds with organic material before planting.

31. Find bridal bouquets, roses and spring flowering shrubs to get rid of declining flowers and stems.

32. Make your landscape attractive by removing and replacing annual flowers as needed.

33. Some bulbs, such as calcium and ginger, can add color to the beds for months.

34. Pine bark finishes from theme stores make a great addition to flower beds.

35. Hurricane June 1; It is not too late to inspect and cut down your trees.

36. Plan now to protect plants and landscaping from wind and storm.

37. Do not allow weeds to grow out of control; Killing by hand or on the spot with herbal remedies.

38. Complete Azalia pruning at the end of June.

39. To get rid of old flowers and twigs of wedding roses: Feed every month and control the dark spot.

40. Give Camelias & gardenias the care they need; Control of water, fertilizer, compost and balance insects.

41. Trim the poinsettias again to make the 4- to 6-inch shoes thicker after new growth.

42. They plant hydrangeas in the morning sun and in the afternoon shade.

43. Rain-fed plants usually do not need watering.

44. Consider adding rain barrels or water tanks to hold and store water during the dry season.

45. Trim the legs and remove weeds that interfere with spraying.

46. Hot summer days make it difficult to plant trees and shrubs; Wait until the cold weather subsides.

47. Cut down shrubs and leaves to grow more plants.

48. Feed the shrubs and palms out of the permitted area with a light release fertilizer.

49. Eat container vegetables weekly or use slow-release fertilizer.

50. Divide orchids and bromelias over their containers.

51. Feed orchids every two weeks with liquid or use a slow-release fertilizer.

52. Easter and Asian flowers are declining in the solar garden.

53. Feed flowers and other aquatic plants in your home garden.

54. After 4-6-inch new growth, trim the standard fence.

55. Clean and refill bird baths as needed.

56. Remove sprouts from crap myrtle, maple and similar trees.

57. Soft spring means many crops continue in the summer; Enjoy as much as possible.

58. Harvest ripe crops and replant with heat-loving vegetables.

59. Start potato seedlings from a grocery store.

60. Control weeds as gardens reduce pest control.

61. Wipe nematodes and diseases by covering wet soil with clean plastic for eight weeks.

62. Continue to add fruit trees, shrubs and vines from containers to landscaping.

63. Learn the pests of fresh fruits and decide if you need a control plan.

64. Feed the summer vegetables every 3 to 4 weeks.

65. Rearrange blueberry bushes and hedges and cut blackberries.

66. Prepare other fruit trees and shrubs as needed to avoid overcrowding and overcrowding.

67. Eat bananas every month; Harvest stem when the first hand begins to turn yellow.

68. Feed the pineapple with a slow release fertilizer following the label instructions.

69. Get vegetables at the end of summer and fall.

70. Take good care of citrus trees to prevent green disease.

71. Complete the citrus diet at the end of spring; Apply a small amount of nutrient spray on each growth flow.

72. Control citrus pests, including Asian Pisidian, with each new growth.

73. Move gift plants outdoors to grow in containers or in the ground.

74. Forced tulip, daffodils and similar cold weather flowers should be discarded but keep the pots.

75. SAVING TIP: Start by cutting or splitting fresh leaves.

76. Rest in the shade outside the house for declining plants.

77. Re-post plants that need a new container; The bride as needed.

78. Feed the plants outdoors every two weeks and indoors every month.

79. Use a slow-release fertilizer as directed to prolong the feeding time.

80. Wash insects with soapy water or use natural sprays as indicated.

Tom McCubin is an urban horticultural tourist with the University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service. Write to him, Orlando Sentinel, PO Box 2833, Orlando FL 32802. Email Catch TomMac1996@aol.com. Blog by Tom by OrlandoSentinel.com/tomdigs.

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