- Fruits and Nuts–Cut out old blackberry canes after fruiting and then fertilize and cultivate for replacement canes. remember to order new catalogs for fruit selection.
- Shrubs–Layer branches of hydrangea to propagate.
- Lawns–Watch for diseases. Mow regularly. Water as needed.
- Roses–Keep roses healthy and actively growing. Hybrid teas and floribundas may need light pruning to prevent scraggly appearance.
- Annuals and perennials–Water as needed. Plant perennials and biennials.
- Bulbs–Divide old iris plantings and add new ones.
- Miscellaneous–Keeping flowers, shrubs, trees, and lawns health is the major task this month. This means close observation for insects and diseases. Water.
- Vegetable Seed–Plant turnips, rutabagas, beans, and peas in South Alabama.
- Vegetable Plants–Plant cabbage, collards, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, and celery.
Source: Alabama Cooperative Extension ANR-0047