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Things to do in the garden this week

Things to do in the garden this week

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• Continue watering newly planted trees and shrubs thoroughly once a week.

• Fertilize container garden plants every two weeks with your favorite water-soluble solution.

• Make semi-hardwood cuttings of spring-flowering shrubs now.

• Monitor lawns for newly hatched white grubs now. Apply appropriate insecticides following label directions only if grubs are present and damage is occurring.

• Clean hummingbird feeders regularly and provide fresh sugar water every two to four days during hot weather above 80 degrees.

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