May 2016 Garden Tips :: The Estates of Forest Creek

May 2016 Garden Tips

Timely Tips for May Gardeners from Calloway’s and Cornelius Gardening Tips for Homeowners

May is the month that makes us think of beautiful flowers. Visits to Calloway’s or Cornelius Nursery, the Dallas Arboretum, and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden will stimulate lots of new ideas and possibilities for your landscape.

Remember Mother’s Day is May 8th!  Moms of all ages will love something garden related as a Mother’s Day gift. Instead of the usual vase of cut flowers; plan ahead and give that special person a naturally-inspired bouquet that changes with seasons, a beautiful Container Creation. Choose from our pre-made selections or design one yourself. Tropical Hibiscus & Hydrangeas make a stunning presentation . Succulents are also a great option and they are perfect in our terrariums as well.

Although your Pansies may still be looking great in early May, it’s the perfect time to include some Summer flowering plants like Hibiscus and Periwinkles. You’ll find a beautiful selection of annuals and perennials to give you lots of vibrant color.

Pinch back growth of newly planted annual and perennial plants. This results in shorter, compact plants with more flowers. Allow the foliage of Daffodils and other Spring flowering bulbs to mature and yellow before removing.

Spread a second application of pre-emergent for crabgrass and other grassy weeds. Fertilize lawns with a final feeding before Summer. Fertilize roses every four to six weeks and control black spot with a systemic fungicide. Feed trees and shrubs with Calloway’s 16-8-8 Tree and Shrub Food.


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May 2016 In-Store Garden Series

Saturday, May 7th at 10:15 am – When? Where? Why? Perennials vs. Annuals

Saturday, May 14th at 10:15 am – Create a Color Extravaganza for Poolside & Patio

Saturday, May 21st at 10:15 am – Design Picture-Worthy Landscapes

Saturday, May 28th at 10:15 am – Be Green with Drip Irrigation

 

Information courtesy of Calloway’s Nursery ©2016, www.calloways.com. Attribution to Calloway’s required for all use and reproduction.