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This week in your Massachusetts garden & landscape

Week of August 2, 2021

August is tree check monthAugust is tree check month. Click here to report Asian longhorned beetles. Image source: USDA

Preserve extra produce or share with family and friends.

The best time to control Japanese knotweed is when it is in flower.

Now is the time to plant crops like lettuce, beets and carrots for fall harvest.

UMass has a Plant Problems Diagnostic Lab: test, don’t guess. Click here to learn more.

Deadheading can encourage more blooms and helps keep plants tidy.

Dig, divide and move daylilies after they’ve finished blooming.


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