Tasks to carry out by Month

November 24, 2016

January

Planting Continue to plant new shade trees, fruit trees, and evergreen shrubs. Mulch root areas. Continue to transplant established trees and shrubs while they are dormant. […]
November 24, 2016

February

Planting Continue to plant evergreen shrubs, fruit, nut and shade trees. Plant asparagus, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, cilantro, collards, English peas, lettuce, kohlrabi, […]
November 24, 2016

March

Planting Plant ornamental trees and shrubs while the weather is still cool. Divide and replant fall flowering plants such as asters and mums. Complete transplanting of […]
November 24, 2016

April

Planting Plant ground covers and warm season annuals and perennials as soil temperatures warm and the danger of frost has passed. It’s best to wait until […]
November 24, 2016

May

Planting Plant ground covers and hot weather annuals such as periwinkles, portulaca, salvia, zinnias, and coleus. Continue to plant warm season turf grasses. Finish planting black-eyed […]
November 24, 2016

June

Planting Continue to plant warm season turf grasses (Bermuda, St. Augustine, and Zoysia). Early June is also an ideal time to establish new Bermuda lawns by […]
November 24, 2016

July

Planting Continue to plant warm season turf grasses (Bermuda, St. Augustine, and Zoysia). Continue to plant ground covers, tropical and warm season annuals. Plant sweet and […]
November 24, 2016

August

Planting Complete installation of warm season turf grasses by late August to mid September to ensure they’re established before the first fall freeze. Plant ground covers […]
November 24, 2016

September

Planting Divide and re-plant spring blooming perennials such as Iris, yarrow, daisies, daffodils and daylilies (late September to early October). Plant chrysanthemums, asters, petunias, marigolds and […]
November 24, 2016

October

Planting Begin refrigerator chilling of tulips and Dutch hyacinths (about 8 weeks) in preparation for late December to early January planting. Plant daffodils from late October […]
November 24, 2016

November

Planting Continue to plant shade trees, ornamental trees, and shrubs. Relocate established trees and shrubs after they enter dormancy (late November to January). Plant ‘balled and […]
November 24, 2016

December

Planting Continue to plant shade trees, fruit trees, and evergreen shrubs. Relocate established and continue planting ‘balled & burlap’ trees and shrubs while they are dormant. […]