Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Spring Garden Shopping and To Do List

Updated because now it's spring!

Feeding Stations at Four O'Clock
  • Start clematis and four o'clocks inside
  • Add stakes and/or tomato cages to four o'clocks
  • Fill and hang hummingbird feeder
  • Transplant four o'clocks outside
  • Water feature
    • Order pump
    • Buy rain barrel and dig into ground
    • Buy and install water plant
Monet's Vine Garden
  • Good coating of sluggo
  • Pull up wire, rake, thoroughly weed.
  • Firmly relegate morning glories to two trellis areas
  • Fill in main garden bed with nasturtiums
Herb and Flower Garden
  • Start callas inside, move outside when weather is nice
  • Clean out and fertilize chives
  • Seeds purchased to plant directly outdoors in May
    • alyssum
    • pansies, johnny jump up
    • peppermint
    • aristotle basil
    • columbine
    • campanula
  • Plant small pot with black-eyed susan vine, pepper to keep squirrels off
  • Plant more chives? May have planted seeds too early - may have to replant.
Dahlia Forest
  • Organize and refill pots with clean dirt
  • Start dahlia bulbs, move outside (if they sprout)
  • Purchase additional dahlias if needed
    • buy 2 more tomato cages
  • Stake raspberry as it grows
  • If roses don't come back, plant zinnias
  • Plant zinnia seeds
  • Purchase and plant African daisies
  • Purchase and plant tomato
Wishlist
  • Watering can
  • Slightly longer hose
  • 1 bag dirt

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