Welcome gardening friends, thanks for stopping by!
If you’re excited to work in your yard or garden, but not sure what to do in the hot August weather, then you’ve come to the right place! We’ve put together this August gardening to-do list of things to get done throughout the month.
You may not need to do everything on this list. For example, if you don’t have cucumbers to pick or roses to fertilize, skip over those items on the list. Just pick what applies to your yard and plan out when you will do it all throughout the month!
August Gardening To-Do List
➺Control Peach Tree Twig Borer it affects apricots, cherries, nectarines, and peaches.
➺Plant fall garden veggies (starting mid-August)
➺Deep Water shrubs & trees
➺Know When To Harvest Veggies at the peak of quality
➺Check Sprinklers for even coverage and damaged heads
➺Control Worms In Apples last spray of the season
➺Pick Hornworms off of tomatoes
➺Pick Cucumbers Regulary for better flavor and stronger production
➺Find Some Great New Recipes for zucchini
➺Fertilize roses, last time for the year
➺Keep Up On Weeding don’t let weeds set seeds
➺Watch For Yellow Jackets nesting in your yard and control right away
➺Harvest Herbs before they flower and early in the morning
➺Start Cutting Back On Watering fruit trees after harvest
Starting mid-late August: kale, spinach, lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, etc
Until Sept 1st: radishes
Be sure to check out September’s list!