alero & Sons Inc. V Garden Center 60 Old South Rd        Nantucket, Massachusetts         02554 Tel. 508-228-2397       Fax  508-228-5042

April 2019

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March is a great month for pruning

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 Buy a journal for recording your gardening  activities


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Blueberries should be pruned yearly to avoid biennial production

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Watch for appearance of early spring flowering bulbs

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Rake lawn areas with snow mold when the surface is dry

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Early emerging spring- flowering bulbs are usually tolerant of snow

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When pruning multi-stem shrubs remove the oldest stems

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Prevent damping  off by using sterilized soil to start seeds

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Wait a little longer  to start tomato seedlings

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Plant peas and spinach in the garden

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Easter Day

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When pruning make make no without a reason

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Use hedge shears for cutting back ornamental grasses

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Start hot and sweet peppers now

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Watch for deer ticks when working outdoors

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