- Plants need nutrients now during their growth spurt. Fertilize the garden.
- Prune and feed roses.
- Divide perennials that bloom after mid-June.
- Share extra plants with neighbors or a school.
- Dig garden beds deeply. Add fertilizer and compost.
- Transplant February cabbage-family seedlings outdoors.
- Start tomatoes, peppers and eggplant under lights.
- Sow beets, chard, lettuce, onions, peas, potatoes, radishes, spinach and turnips outdoors.
- Dethatch if old roots and stems at crown level exceed one-half inch.
- Dig out or spot treat perennial weeds.
- Rake and overseed bare spots with seed mix such as perennial ryes and turf-type fescues.
- Install new lawns.
- Grasses need at least 6 inches of well drained soil with 2 inches of compost tilled in.