February Lawn & Garden Tips

February, January, March

Prepping for Spring

  1. February is the best time to apply Sure Green Crabgrass and Annual Bluegrass Preventer for spring weed control in Bermuda or fescue lawns. Do not apply EC Grow if you are seeding any grass this spring.
  2. Control existing broadleaf lawn weeds with Gordon’s Speed Zone.
  3. Till flower and vegetable beds with Back to Earth Soil Conditioner or purchase a raised bed garden kit from TLC Garden Centers.
  4. Begin the vegetable garden with cool-season crops such as potatoes, onions, asparagus, rhubarb, and strawberries.
  5. Seed semi-hardy vegetable crops, such as lettuce, turnips, radishes, after Feb 15th.
  6. Prevent insects, including borers, and fertilize established shade and ornamental trees, fruit and nut trees, and shrubs with Bayer Tree & Shrub – Protect & Feed.
  7. Hi-Yield Dormant Oil Spray can still be applied to control mites, galls, overwintering aphids, etc., on fruit trees, grapes, berries, and roses.
  8. Plant shade and fruit trees, berries, grapes, and shrubs.
  9. In late Feb. seed new areas or overseed existing areas of shady lawn grasses. Seed with Crossfire 4 Tall Fescue Seed or TLC Premium Sun & Shade Mix and apply Fertilome New Lawn Starter Fertilizer.
  10. Finish pruning shade trees, summer flowering shrubs, and hedges. Spring blooming shrubs such as forsythia may be pruned immediately after flowering.
  11. Dura-Zone Weed & Grass Killer kills all types of existing weeds and grass, plus prevents new weeds from emerging for up to 6 months. Excellent for use on driveway and sidewalk cracks, patios, along fences and foundations.
  12. Dr. Earth has arrived to TLC Garden Centers. Dr. Earth is considered by many to be the most innovative organic gardening company in the nation. Dr. Earth fertilizers, insecticides, and herbicides are now available at both TLC locations.

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