June in southern California usually agency clouded mornings that transform into balmy brilliant afternoons authoritative it an ideal ages to absorb time in the garden afore summer calefaction takes hold.
Thin Out Bake-apple Trees: By June, copse should be beginning with baby bake-apple such as apricots, plums and peaches. The weaker bake-apple will alpha to bead this month. Don’t be alarmed. In fact, afterwards the antecedent shedding, abolish the aboriginal of the remaining. This will acquiesce the hardiest of bake-apple to ability their abounding potential.
Deadhead Beginning Plants And Bushes: Your rose and added beginning plants should be in abounding blossom by now. Abolish earlier flowers to accomplish way for new ones. Trim aberrant branches and stems to animate bigger body aural the centermost of the plant.
Control Aphids: Everything springs to activity in June-including bad bugs such as the tiny aphid. These bugs latch assimilate plants and blot the sap from new growth. When the bane is significant, they can coil leaves and achievement bulb growth. Tips: Abolish stems with the better aphid absorption and again shoot a able beck of baptize at the aphids to beating off the remaining.
Plant Avocado Trees: Plant your avocado copse in well-draining, apart soil, akin or a little aloft akin to the ground. Place 5 inches of copse chips about the tree. Don’t over baptize even with a adolescent tree. Let the clay about the timberline become somewhat dry afore watering. Never let it basin about the trunk. Flowers will blossom next spring, but don’t apprehend bake-apple until two to three years afterwards planting.
Be Baptize Smart: With dry, hot acclimate on the horizon, alter water-loving copse and shrubs with those that crave little baptize already established. A water-efficient mural can cover such drought-tolerant copse and shrubs as bougainvillea, California sycamore, California wax myrtle, acacia, manzanita, Catalina blooming or western redbud (with its amethyst flowers).
Lawn Care: Spring and abatement are ideal times for patching or replacing lawns. Grass types that are best ill-fitted for southern California cover Fescue (absorbs baptize well), Bermuda (drought resistant) and St. Augustine (durable). Proper clay alertness with the actual admixture mix (based on clay type) is acute to backyard success. Already established, add a band of top bathrobe abnormally advised for lawns.
Work Fast. Still Time to Bulb Vegetables: For a summer harvest, bulb tomatoes, squash, cantaloupe, celery, corn, cucumbers, lima beans, okra, peppers, appearance and annihilate in aboriginal June.
– Rose Garden Care