Welcome gardening friends, thanks for stopping by!
If you’re excited to work in your garden, but not sure what to do in the summer heat of July, then you’ve come to the right place! We’ve put together a list of things to do in your yard and garden throughout the month.
You may not need to do everything on this list. For example, if you don’t have iris planted in your yard, then you won’t need to dig, divide and replant it. Just pick what applies to your yard and plan out when you will do it all throughout the month!
Mike from our Sandy location was just featured on KUTV 2 News, teaching how to keep your plants healthy and happy in the summer heat, plus some veggies you can plant now for a second crop this season!
July Gardening To-Do List
➺Thin & Fertilize veggies
➺Fertilize lawn, if needed
➺Treat Corn Silks to prevent corn earworms
➺Control peach twig borer and all stone pit fruits with spinosad
➺Dig, Divide & Replant iris
➺Control Codling Moth on apples & pears
➺Fertilize potatoes with nitrogen
➺Remove faded blossoms on roses and ground cover
➺Watch for insect invasions
➺Adjust Sprinklers if necessary, for increasing heat
➺Cut Back & Fertilize annuals for longer bloom
➺Provide An Even Supply of water to tomatoes, to prevent blossom end rot
➺Summer Watering Is Critical for birch trees
➺Things To Keep Away From Tree Trunks: weeds, grass, mowers and trimmers
➺Remember—water lawn early in the morning or at night
Until July 15th: beets & broccoli
Until Sept 1st: radishes
*This is not an exhaustive list. If we’ve overlooked something important, feel free to leave a comment and we will add it to the list!
If you’re local to the Salt Lake area, come in to any of our locations with questions or samples!