Category: This week in the garden

In the Organic Garden: Week of June 19, 2017

container garden begonias shade garden

June 19 to 25, 2017: With all the rain and high temperatures, weeds are growing aggressively. We’re spending time this week pulling (and hoeing) weeds and planting our Halloween pumpkins.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of June 12, 2017

flower summer yellow

June 12 to 18, 2017: With high humidity and temps in the 90s, it’s starting to feel like summer. We’re watering as necessary, deadheading plants that are done blooming, and starting fall crops to plant outside later this summer. 

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In the Organic Garden: Week of June 5, 2017

farm flower beds

June 5 to 11, 2017: We’re spending this week weeding (of course), harvesting berries, and netting our fruit trees and canes. We’re also admiring the Spotts Flower Farm we finished installing last week!

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What to See and Do in the Zone 6 June Garden

Astilbe bloom june garden

Indiana gardens are glorious in June, especially during the early part of the month. Take a walk through yours!

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In the Organic Garden: Week of May 29, 2017

yarrow garden flower

May 29 to June 4, 2017: We’re spending this week recovering from rain; the weeds loved it. We’re also finishing up mulching in both kitchen gardens and in ornamental gardens.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of May 22, 2017

flower penstemon pink

May 22 to 28, 2017—In between rain storms, we’re planting out tender annuals and vegetables, tending the herb garden, and dividing perennials.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of May 15, 2017

canna container garden organs

May 15 to 21, 2017—With the frost-free date behind us, we’re planting summer vegetables, filling summer container gardens, and trying to stay ahead of the weeds.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of May 8, 2017

garden iris blue

May 8 to 14, 2017 The frost-free date is this week, so it’s officially safe to plant your tender vegetables and annuals. But if you don’t get them in today, wait until after ground dries from the next round of showers.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of May 1, 2017

Shrub spring leaves foliage

May 1 to 7, 2017 Soggy, soggy soil means we won’t be digging until the ground dries out. But all the rain does make weeding easier!

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What to See and Do in the Zone 6 May Garden

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May is one of the most glorious months in the Indiana garden. Take a deep breath and enjoy the show!

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