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This week in your Massachusetts garden & landscape

Week of July 11, 2022

Take along pruning shears on garden strolls to snip dead twigs, stems and flowers.Take along pruning shears on garden strolls to snip dead twigs, stems and flowers.

Hollyhocks need full sun and moist, rich, well-drained soil.

Mark the calendar when winter squash set fruit as they mature in 50 to 55 days.

Container plants dry out much faster outdoors. Water often!

Use drip irrigation, mulch, wider spacing and proper fertilization to reduce disease. Click here to learn more about drip irrigation.

Dig potatoes as soon as leafy stems have died.

Pick blueberries in the morning and don’t wash them until you are ready to use them.


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