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Week of August 8, 2022

spring-flowering bulbsPlace orders for spring-flowering bulbs early to get the best availability.

Tie leaves of white cauliflower over the head 1 to 2 weeks before harvest for the best color.

A watermelon is ripe when the side of the melon touching the ground turns yellow.

Use caution and rubber gloves when cutting hot peppers.

A small water garden is an oasis on hot days.

Pick ugly tomatoes early (half color) and ripen inside to avoid cracks and spots that rot.

Do not handle hairy, white and black hickory tussock moth caterpillars.


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