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Flower Power Garden Hour

May 12, 2022

This episode is the garden To Do list for the month of May.  It has been unseasonably cool, but nights are not getting TOO cold.  Lot’s of planting and garden prep this month.

Vegetables to plant:

  • Tomatoes
  • Eggplant
  • Peppers
  • Zucchini
  • Corn
  • Beans
  • Cucumbers
  • Melons
  • Okra
  • Pumpkins
  • Watermelon
  • Swiss Chard


Flowers to plant:

  • Zinnias
  • Cosmos
  • Sunflowers
  • Dahlias


Garden tasks:

  • Mulch
  • Stake tomatoes
  • Cut flowers off rhubarb
  • Divide/transplant cymbidiums
  • Thin stone fruit
  • Paint fruit tree trunks
  • Prune once flowering plants
  • Remove suckers from roses
  • Hose blast aphids
  • Diatomaceous earth
  • Fertilize citrus


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