Dog Days of Summer

 


Article by: Paul Guzman

Here are a few tips , Rock Gardens - A Different Kind of Garden to keep your garden , The Flower Drying Game - Part 1: Air, Sand, and Sources and a few specific problems from getting away from you during the month of August gardening. , Aromatic Red Cedar Lawn Furniture - Add A Touch Of Luxury Your lawn, , Poly Tarps For Home and Garden: More Than Meets The Eye again usually three things or any combination of them may be the culprit(s) for making your lawn , June Gardening Tips or patches of your lawn , June Gardening Tips turn brown.

Check water , Invisible Fences first. It may be that your sprinkler is just not applying enough water , Keep Your Bird Feeders Filled For The Spring Rush to certain areas of your lawn. , Mower Racing Remember if you can see your footprints in the lawn , June Gardening Tips after you walk on it then it is time to get water , Adirondack Chairs: An Ole' Time Becon for Rest on it asap. If the patchy brown areas of your lawn , Tips on Outdoor Patio Heaters feel slightly "warmer" than the green , Flag Day: Will You Be Ready? areas of your lawn , Teak Adirondack Chairs it usually means that particular area is not receiving enough moisture. , Feed the Birds It is best to core holes in this area, which will help deliver water , Attract Butterflies To Your Garden! right to the roots. , The Zoo-Doo Man - Or How to Make the Best Compost in the World! The second item you may want to check will be for grubs.

There will be no mistaking these creatures. They are usually about the size of your thumb, creamy white , Preliminary Considerations Before Building Your Own Backyard Garden Pond with a brown head. They will feed on the grass , Thyme: The Herb of Courage roots to store up for winter , Landscaping 101 and "hibernate" and emerge next year as adults.

These adults are the May and June beetles your see flying around at dusk in early summer. , Attract Butterflies To Your Garden! There are granular and liquid insecticides as well a natural , The Zoo-Doo Man - Or How to Make the Best Compost in the World! beneficial nematodes to help control these critters.

The third item to check for will be a fungus. If you look closely at the blades of grass , Attract Butterflies To Your Garden! that are just around the edge of a dry patch you may notice lines or markings on each individual blade(s) of grass. , Attract Butterflies To Your Garden! If you have already checked for water , Landscaping Tips: What is the Proper Mulch to Use for Trees or grubworms and are sure these two are not the problems this could be whats making your lawn , Adirondack Chairs: An Ole' Time Becon for Rest turn brown.

There are also granualar and liquid fungicides available to help with this situation.

If you have any flowering trees , Fleur De Lotus: Purity in a Sullied World or shrubs , The Most Essential Gardening Equipment such as roses, , Lawn Mower Racing crape myrtle, vitex, bird , Landscaping 101 of paradise, oleander, among others it is very important to remove the "spent blossoms" as they appear. This action will help keep your flowering plants , Landscaping Tips: What Mulch to Use for Trees blooming up until frost. If this is not done the plants , Accentuate Your Home with an Address Plaque will spend a lot of energy , How to Get Ideas for Designing Your Garden into forming seeds , Landscaping Tips: What Mulch to Use for Trees at the expense of new blossoms.

Remember this usuallly works on just about any flowering plant. , June Gardening Tips If your plants , Growing a Sustainable Garden! are looking a little pale in color , Lawn Mower Racing you may want to incorporate some iron into your soil. , Teak Garden Furniture: A Natural Extension of the Home Plants , Keep Your Bird Feeders Filled For The Spring Rush and lawns , How to Get Ideas for Designing Your Garden can lose some of their deep green color , Metal Sheds this time of year due to so much watering.

The soil , How to Create a Wildflower Garden may get leached out of it's nutrients by August so it is important to replace these minerals with chelated iron or Ironite. This not only puts a deep green , Teak Patio Furniture back into the foliage but also makes flowers , Flag Day: Will You Be Ready? more vibrant.

If it has been more thant 5 to 6 weeks since you last fertilized your lawn , Teak Patio Furniture then it is time. For this area a 16-8-8 fertilizer with iron, sulphur and zinc is recommended. This may be used on a fescue, rye or bermuda lawn, , Accentuate Your Home with an Address Plaque as well as trees , Rose Gardening: Water, Sun and Shade and shrubs. , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction To Hydroponics Gardening For Beginners (part 9) Experiment

If you have any questions concerning "August Garden , Taking Inside Comfort Outside: A Look at Outdoor Patio Heaters for the Home Tips" please email us at:manager@guzmansgreenhouse.com

Here are a few tips , The Most Essential Gardening Equipment to keep your garden , Daylily 'When My Sweetheart Returns' and a few specific problems from getting away from you during the month of August gardening. , Metal Sheds Your lawn, , Taking Inside Comfort Outside: A Look at Outdoor Patio Heaters for the Home again usually three things or any combination of them may be the culprit(s) for making your lawn , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction To Hydroponics Gardening For Beginners (part 9) Experiment or patches of your lawn , National Home Gardening Club turn brown.

Check water , Taking Inside Comfort Outside: A Look at Outdoor Patio Heaters for the Home first. It may be that your sprinkler is just not applying enough water , Landscaping 101 to certain areas of your lawn. , Teak Garden Furniture: A Natural Extension of the Home Remember if you can see your footprints in the lawn , Take the Blossom of Various Types of Flowering Trees after you walk on it then it is time to get water , Teak Adirondack Chairs on it asap. If the patchy brown areas of your lawn , Metal Sheds feel slightly "warmer" than the green , Tips on Outdoor Patio Heaters areas of your lawn , Landscaping Tips: What Mulch to Use for Trees it usually means that particular area is not receiving enough moisture. , Patio Awnings Add to Your Outdoor Fun It is best to core holes in this area, which will help deliver water , Poly Tarps For Home and Garden: More Than Meets The Eye right to the roots. , Learn All About Feng Shui Money Trees The second item you may want to check will be for grubs.

There will be no mistaking these creatures. They are usually about the size of your thumb, creamy white , Daylily 'When My Sweetheart Returns' with a brown head. They will feed on the grass , Landscaping, An American Pass Time roots to store up for winter , Tips on Outdoor Patio Heaters and "hibernate" and emerge next year as adults.

These adults are the May and June beetles your see flying around at dusk in early summer. , Landscaping Tips: What is the Proper Mulch to Use for Trees There are granular and liquid insecticides as well a natural , June Gardening Tips beneficial nematodes to help control these critters.

The third item to check for will be a fungus. If you look closely at the blades of grass , How to Get Ideas for Designing Your Garden that are just around the edge of a dry patch you may notice lines or markings on each individual blade(s) of grass. , Real Men Use Reel Mowers If you have already checked for water , Growing a Sustainable Garden! or grubworms and are sure these two are not the problems this could be whats making your lawn , Why Teak Coffee Tables Are Essential For Your Outdoor Space turn brown.

There are also granualar and liquid fungicides available to help with this situation.

If you have any flowering trees , Teak Garden Furniture: A Natural Extension of the Home or shrubs , The Glory of Autumn: What Causes the Color? such as roses, , Teak Adirondack Chairs crape myrtle, vitex, bird , Landscaping Tips: What Mulch to Use for Trees of paradise, oleander, among others it is very important to remove the "spent blossoms" as they appear. This action will help keep your flowering plants , Take the Blossom of Various Types of Flowering Trees blooming up until frost. If this is not done the plants , Landscaping Tips: What is the Proper Mulch to Use for Trees will spend a lot of energy , Take the Blossom of Various Types of Flowering Trees into forming seeds , Learn All About Feng Shui Money Trees at the expense of new blossoms.

Remember this usuallly works on just about any flowering plant. , Keep Your Bird Feeders Filled For The Spring Rush If your plants , Aromatic Red Cedar Lawn Furniture - Add A Touch Of Luxury are looking a little pale in color , A Portable Perennial Garden you may want to incorporate some iron into your soil. , Landscaping Tips: What Mulch to Use for Trees Plants , Fleur De Lotus: Purity in a Sullied World and lawns , Teak Garden Furniture: A Natural Extension of the Home can lose some of their deep green color , Aromatic Red Cedar Lawn Furniture - Add A Touch Of Luxury this time of year due to so much watering.

The soil , Daylily 'When My Sweetheart Returns' may get leached out of it's nutrients by August so it is important to replace these minerals with chelated iron or Ironite. This not only puts a deep green , Tips on Outdoor Patio Heaters back into the foliage but also makes flowers , Patio Awnings Add to Your Outdoor Fun more vibrant.

If it has been more thant 5 to 6 weeks since you last fertilized your lawn , The Flower Drying Game - Part 1: Air, Sand, and Sources then it is time. For this area a 16-8-8 fertilizer with iron, sulphur and zinc is recommended. This may be used on a fescue, rye or bermuda lawn, , Fleur De Lotus: Purity in a Sullied World as well as trees , Metal Sheds and shrubs. , Think Vintage for Your Garden

If you have any questions concerning "August Garden , Rock s - A Different Kind of Garden Tips" please send us an email to: manager@guzmansgreenhouse.com
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