What Albuquerque Gardeners Should Do in August:  

  • Give thanks for the rain.
  • Plant cool season lettuce, radish, beets, turnips, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels sprouts by mid-August.
  • Build up your herb perennial garden.
  • Continue weed control.
  • Continue deep watering.
  • Continue looking for pests and diseases.
  • Treat for borers with Captain Jack’s Dead Bug (spinosad).
  • Trick or treat for slugs and snails with Sluggo.
  • Great time to sod a cool season lawn.
  • Seed cool season lawns.
  • Divide and plant iris.
  • Keep fruit and vegetables cleaned up to prevent future problems with insects and diseases.
  • Perfect time for sowing wild flowers seeds.
  • Plan and plant for fall trees, shrubs and perennials.
  • Harvest time begins. Enjoy.
  • Check out all the great deals on trees, shrubs and perennials at Jericho. Truly the BEST time.

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