Category Archives: Monthly Checklist

May Garden Checklist

May in Iowa will often change from year to year, but we've made a list of gardening tasks that are usually best completed in May.  Here is what you should be working on in the garden. Spring Clean Up √ If anything has been missed during your April clean-up, make sure to get it now. …
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November Garden Checklist

November in Iowa can consist of warm fall weather or cold snowy days.  Here is a list of what to do in your garden before winter hits! November Garden Checklist Fall Clean Up √ Winterize fountains, pumps, concrete statues, and cover/bring in any delicate glazed pottery. √ Cut back soft tissue perennials like hosta and…
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April Garden Checklist

April in Iowa will often change from year to year, but we've made a list of gardening tasks that are usually best completed in April.  Here is what you should be working on in the garden, as soon as the snow clears. April Garden Checklist Spring Clean Up √ Clean-up any plant debris that may…
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What to PRUNE and WHEN…

We often get several questions on pruning, so here is a simple guide to make sure you are pruning at the proper time.  Wondering about something not listed?  Leave a comment! All plants that bloom in early spring will bloom on old wood (last year's growth).  With that said, if you prune an early spring flowering…
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