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Good Day Gardening: Week 19

Good Day Gardening: Week 19


This week the Good Day Garden is looking a little dry after our recent dry spell but thanks to some rain on Friday watering was not super necessary.

Now that we are entering a dry spell, be sure to keep an eye on the soil moisture. Watering early in the day is important.

Jeff Turnbull, owner of Derby Creek Nursery, says they continue seeing issues with Japanese beetles in isolated pockets around the area. Be sure to treat the area now before you end up with a grub issue this fall.

Another area of concern from clients has been a new disease in blue spruce trees. The inside needles turn gray in fall off and the disease is called needle cast. It is something new and is affecting all blue spruce trees. If properly fed, the trees have a better chance of fighting the disease longer.