Here are some tips that seem to hold up and you may not know:
- When planting, imagine what your plant(s) will look like in 2 years.
- Mulch will help reduce weeds and retain water better.
- Water in the morning closer to sunrise to help protect against fungus.
- The best time to fertilize is going into winter then summer.
When should I start planting?
This is covered in our gardening section along with other tips:
but never in January or August
Chinch bugs love the drought: Call an expert.
In spring, you can trim off about a third of the plant.
Check and Calibrate your irrigation system.