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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Garden Tips for Your Tucson Home - May 2012

Mary Lee Pangman, who has a wonderful business called The Contained Gardener, just posted her Tucson garden tips for May.  Mary Lee is a Master Gardner and her business specializes in creating the perfect potted garden to enhance even the most challenging Tucson space.  You can "like" her on Facebook to get regular updates and weather warnings for your plants.  Just search on Facebook for The Contained Gardener. Or check out her website at

May Garden Tips
The heat has begun early!!! No doubt about it - we do live in the desert!
Here is this month's checklist:
~Check your irrigation system for leaks.
~As temperatures rise be sure to also increase the frequency and depth of watering for your citrus and roses
~Now is the ideal time to plant summer annuals, new perennials, veggies and herbs.
~Fertilize your citrus is on or near Mother's Day with a citrus fertilizer. (We love Arizona Best)

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