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February Lawn & Garden Tips

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February Lawn & Garden Tips

    1. February is the best time to apply a pre-emergent on your lawns/flower beds to prevent winter weeds from germinating. Do not apply pre-emergents if you are seeding any grass this spring. We have many options to choose from. 
    2. Sign up for our annual Lawn Care Program to receive a discount, storage, & reminders for application times. 
    3. Control existing broadleaf lawn weeds with Weed Free Zone + Spreader Sticker
    4. Amend flower and vegetable beds with Back to Earth Cotton Burr Compost. 
    5. Add Soil Mender Soil Mix to existing raised bed gardens to top off for the growing season. 
    6. Stock up on cool season plants such as onion sets, onion bulbs, asparagus, & potatos for planting next month. (These always sell out quickly)
    7. Begin stocking up on seed for the growing season. You can begin seeding cool season plants indoors such as lettuce, turnips, radishes, spinach, & select varieties of herbs.
    8. Horticultural Oil Spray can still be applied to control mites, galls, overwintering aphids, etc., on trees, shrubs, and roses.
    9. Finish pruning trees, summer flowering shrubs, and hedges. Spring blooming shrubs such as forsythia may be pruned immediately after flowering.
    10. Add a house plant to your home to help control the "spring fever" for a few more months. 

 

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Check the Soil Tempuratures Here

Determining the soil tempurature is the first step in knowing when it is time to plant items such as plants, grass seed, & more. 

Soil Tempurature

Learn how to prepare your soil & keep it healthy before spring planting arrives.

Soil Prep Tips

Raised Bed Gardens are the most ideal way to grow edibles in the West Texas Panhandle. Click the link to learn more.

Raised Bed Recommendations

Great for breaking down thatch in your yard & aerating all naturally.

Check out this handout to learn more about our Rainwater Harvesting System.

Rainwater Harvesting Handout

Here is some information on controlling weeds before they start.

What are Pre-Emergent Herbicides?

Here is a page on the more common insecticides we sell and when/how to use them.

Here is a list of plants that the deer normally won’t eat. However, keep in mind that during a very hot and dry year, deer will eat just about anything. This list is based on what they don’t eat under normal circumstances and on what we carry in the nursery.

Deer List

Here is a list of plants that we carry that are great for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds.

Here is a list of plants that are considered appropriate for xeriscapes; meaning drought-tolerant plants that thrive in our area that we carry.

Xeriscape (Drought Tolerant) List

Here is some information on some of the more popular weed killers we carry.

Weed Killers

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