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May Garden Care
SOW: Beans, basil, chard, dill, parsley and sunflowers.
PLANT: Broccoli, cabbage, celery, rosemary, thyme and melons.
PLANT: Summer annuals like petunias and marigolds in Cedar Grove Blend.
TRIM: Spring flowering plants like catmint will make a comeback in July after a good trimming now.
SPRAY: Roses to protect against disease – mix 1 tsp of baking soda with 1 liter of water
HOT TIP: Use a Chili & Soap Spray to deter pests – grate soap into a spray bottle of water and add half a dozen chopped chilies. Shake well and spray onto any plant.
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- We recently received a package in the mail with biodegradable packing peanuts. The note in the box say it is 100% biodegradable in the presence of microorganisms. Can we put these in our yard waste for collection here in Seattle?
- "What kind of soil would you recommend for my new raised vegetable bed?"
- "How long does it take to make compost from start to finish?"
- I know Cedar Groves Booster Blend is a mixture of compost & manure, is it safe to use in my vegetable garden?
- May Garden Care