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

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Remove winter mulch from roses and perennials

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Dormant oils are good for calling scale insects

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Apple and blueberry buds can be destroryed by winter moth larave

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apply compost to your vegetable garden before tilling

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Do not put invasive plant material in your compost pile


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Mulch is best applied before weeds germinate

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Put up seedling and transplants as they continue to grow

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Broad forks are a unique ,low impact tool for tilling vegetable garden

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Replenish mulch under blueberries 3-4 inches is ideal

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Sharpen mower blade

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Start seeds for summer squashes and cucumbers indoors

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Plant a suitable tree in honor of Arbor Day