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In the Organic Garden: Week of May 30, 2016

Wisteria on trellis | Spotts Garden Service

May 30 to June 5, 2016: Happy Memorial Day! We’re wrapping up the month of May by harvesting spring vegetables and strawberries, planting out tender tomatoes and peppers, and enjoying the blooming wisteria!

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In the Organic Garden: Week of May 23, 2016

Mixed summer container | Spotts Garden Service

May 23 to 30, 2016: Now that the weather has warmed up, it’s time to get tender vegetables and annuals in. In addition to planting out tomatoes, peppers, and other warm-weather crops in the organic garden, we’re focusing on keeping the weeds under control.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of May 16, 2016

Iris germanica | Spotts Garden Service

May 16 to 23, 2016: The frost free date was last week, but the nights are still chilly. We’re keeping an eye on tender annuals, direct-sowing warm-weather crops, and planting new shrubs and perennials.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of May 9, 2016

Alliums | Spotts Garden Service

May 9 to 15, 2016: The frost free date is this week! We’re celebrating by planting out tender annuals, starting on planting herbs, and sowing beans and other warm-weather crops.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of May 2, 2016

Spring flowers | Spotts Garden Service

May 2 to 8, 2016: It’s May, one of the best months in the Indiana garden! This week in the organic garden, we’re planting, thinning, and even harvesting in the kitchen garden.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of April 25, 2016

Forget-me-not | Spotts Garden Service

This week in the organic garden, we’re nurturing warm-weather starts indoors, thinning cool-weather veggies outdoors, and planting shrubs and perennials.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of April 18, 2016

Spring anemone | Spotts Garden Service

April 18 to 24, 2016: What a difference a week makes. Warmer temperatures have redbuds and crabapples blooming everywhere, and the shy woodland flowers are making an appearance. We’re planting spring crops, spreading compost, and enjoying the blooms on the fruit trees!

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In the Organic Garden: Week of April 11, 2016

Lilac buds | Spotts Garden Service

April 11 to 17, 2016: A welcome warm up as the week moves on speeds up spring garden chores. We’re spreading compost and planting out cool-weather vegetables (once the soil dries a bit!)

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In the Organic Garden: Week of April 4, 2016

Striped tulips | Spotts Garden Service

April 4 to 10, 2016: Chillier temperatures this week means we’re covering our blooming fruit trees to protect the blossoms on freezing nights. But the spring vegetable planting goes on!

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In the Organic Garden: Week of March 28, 2016

Ranunculus | Spotts Garden Service

March 28 to April 3, 2016: We’re in full-on planting mode in the kitchen garden this week! Elsewhere in the organic garden, we’re hardening off transplants, pruning roses, and spreading compost.

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