Today, I am going to go over some questions about gardening and lawn care that I have been asked or read over the years. Instead of writing an entire article on each question, I will try and give you the best answer I can. Most of these questions have very short answers. I will update this page as often as I can.
What is the best time to water your lawn? Anytime in the morning before 10 am is the best time to water your lawn. This is best for water absorption.
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The best time of the year to plant flowers depends on the flower you are looking to plant. Here is a quick flower planting guide.
Fall is the best time to plant bushes.
The best time of year to plant grass is early spring through early summer.
Spring is the best time to plant corn.
Late spring is the best time to plant sunflowers. You want the ground temperature to be between 60 and 70 degrees.
In order to plant fruit trees, you want to make sure that the ground is not frozen. Late winter or early spring is your best bet.
In order to have your iris bloom in the spring, you need to plant them in the fall.
Clover grows best in the spring rain. So the best time to plant clover would be in April or May.
Fall is the absolute best time to plant a maple tree.
Fall is the best time to plant evergreen trees. Especially after the hot summer temperatures are done.