Thyme makes a good ground cover on dry slopes.
Cacti and succulents require less water and fertilizer.
Plant bare-root strawberry plants in soil containing aged manure or compost.
Prune roses to prevent disease and encourage flowering.
Grow up! Create a trellis or structure to support vining plants.
Mix sand with vegetable seed to make sowing easier.
Start seeds of tomatoes, eggplants and peppers indoors.
Pinch back geraniums to encourage bushier growth.
Prune sweet autumn clematis now; flowers are borne on current season’s growth.