August Checklist

By Jan Cashman • Posted on July, 28th 2010

  1. Harvest fruits & vegetables
  2. Harvest flowers for drying
  3. Prune suckers off trees and shrubs
  4. Deadhead perennials & annuals for longer blooming
  5. Seed lawns
  6. Deep water trees
  7. Water lawns 1 inch /week
  8. Mow lawn approximately every 5 days
  9. Weed all plantings
  10. Do NOT fertilize trees or shrubs so they begin to slow down for the dormant season
  11. Plant or divide iris
  12. Mulch perennials
  13. Water newly planted trees & shrubs regularly