Pull off boughs and covers from planting beds, scratch up the soil, and remove debris. Clear plastic can be placed over soil and planting beds to warm up the soil before planting. Cabbage and tomatoes should be started indoors now.
Use clear plastic sheeting to warm up the soil in your planting beds and use Reemay garden fabric to moderate light and temperature in your greenhouse.
This week’s tips include avoiding cold tap water and timing your seed starts so the ground will be warm enough when you plant outdoors.
Master gardener Ed Buyarski has some tips for pruning branches for shaping, removing old growth and deadwood, and encouraging airflow within shrubs and trees.
This weekend’s to-do list includes garden plot clean up, tool refurbishment, seed starts, and making an appointment with your chiropractor.
How to plant bulbs in a raised bed or hillside with adequate sun, good drainage, and the proper spacing and depth. And, the pointy end always goes up.
Gardeners can protect their plants and vegetables, and extend their harvest into the early fall.
For the next several weeks, store your bulbs in an open paper bag in a dry and dark corner of your garage that’s expected to stay between 40 and 50 degrees.
As the end of the garden season draws near, it’s time to clip new budding flowers on tomato plants and thin out some branches and leaves.
Juneau gardeners showed off their best vegetables, herbs, jams, and garden plots recently at the community garden on Montana Creek Road.