Spring forward into the great outdoors!
Spring is a wonderful time to be outside and work on your landscape or garden. It’s not too hot yet, but it’s warm enough that many plants will flourish. Now is a great time to check your irrigation. Make sure it is in good working order for the dryer and warmer months ahead.
Here are 10 tips for Spring Florida Gardening:
❏ Prune azaleas after the flowers fade
❏ Prune flowering shrubs before new buds set
❏ Remove winter annuals and replace with begonias, coleus, moss roses, and impatiens
❏ Begin a pollinator garden with native plants
❏ Plant basil and rosemary
❏ Mulch flower and garden beds
❏ Fertilize palms, azaleas, and camellias
❏ Choose and plant gardenias and prune existing plants
❏ Begin your spring vegetable garden with squash, beans, sweet corn, tomatoes, watermelon, and peppers
❏ Begin preparing for hurricane season