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“WATER and WEED” is the theme for July! Everything is growing gangbusters, and the days have settled in a hot and humid rhythm here in Central Ohio. July 2017 temperatures are predicted to be “above average” throughout the northern half of the US.
GARDEN TASKS IN JULY INCLUDE --
KEEP PICKING (ripe fruits/veggies), PULLING (weeds), and PRUNING (summer-flowering shrubs...
Time to clean up the garden, but not too much. Time to remove the dead and diseased bean vines and tomato leaves, pull the bindweed and wayward grass, and bag it all up for the city compost facility.
How does ONE plant put out HUNDREDS of tomatoes in just a few short months? We never had a chance of keeping up with the yellow pear toms, despite plucking some every day on t...