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Week of July 19, 2021

Protect honeybees; apply pesticides in the evening after bees have returned to the hive.Protect honeybees; apply pesticides in the evening after bees have returned to the hive. Visit plantsomethingma.org/plant-for-pollinators/ for more pollinator friendly tips!

Harvest central broccoli heads but leave plants to produce side heads.

Cut sprigs of herbs to make flavored vinegars, oils or salad dressings.

Pick zucchini before it reaches the size of a baseball bat.

Stay alert for plant sales at local nurseries and garden centers. Although some may already be closed for the season. Visit plantsomethingma.org/about-us/need-help/ to find a retailer near you!

Coffee grounds are a slug deterrent in the garden. A weak spray of ammonia or a sprinkle of table salt will kill them on contact.

Order and plant autumn crocus now.


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