Mulching your trees

DO NOT volcano mulch like this, skirt of the plant should be visible.

pansies
Image by Sandy Repp

In March, look for blooming crocus, pansies and witch hazel.

Preparing your lawnmower for winter

Keeping blades sharpen is better for your lawn.

u pick strawberries at Silver Queen Farm
Image by Matt LeRoux, CCE-Tompkins

April is a good time to plant strawberries and mulch them.

Gardening Month by Month

These month-by-month lists compiled by our Horticulture Program staff can help you stay on top of gardening tasks throughout the year!

daffodils in bloom

March Gardening Tips

Visit our Month to Month Gardening Tips page for helpful information to keep your garden looking great.

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flats of basil and lettuce seedlings

April Gardening Tips

Visit our Month to Month Gardening Tips page for helpful information to keep your garden looking great.

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Pink tuberous begonia

May Gardening Tips

Visit our Month to Month Gardening Tips page for helpful information to keep your garden looking great.

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Herbs

June Gardening Tips

Visit our Month to Month Gardening Tips page for helpful information to keep your garden looking great.

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vine ripened tomatoes in a farmers' market in NYC, July 2014

July Gardening Tips

Visit our Month to Month Gardening Tips page for helpful information to keep your garden looking great.

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Vegetables you'll learn to grow and enjoy!

August Gardening Tips

Visit our Month to Month Gardening Tips page for helpful information to keep your garden looking great.

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Contact

Jennifer Cappello-Ruggiero
Horticulture Community Educator
jrc439@cornell.edu
516-565-5265 Ext. 14

Last updated May 24, 2016