Check for pests such as Azalea lacebug, boxwood leaf miner and psyllid. Treat with a systemic like Bonide Systemic Insect Control or Bayer Advanced Tree & Shrub Insect Control.
Prune azaleas right after the flowers fade. Thin out overgrown branches to stimulate new growth from the interior of the plants. You can also use a more aggressive pruning on older, leggy azaleas and fertlilize with Espoma Holly-tone to give it a boost of life and help support it’s growth.
Roses are beginning to bloom this month and we have several hundred arriving in time for Mother’s Day making them a perfect gift for her!
Check your roses at home regularly for insect and disease damage and treat with Bonide’s RoseX or organic Neem Oil.
Using Gator Bags on newly planted trees provide a great way to keep them hydrated during hot, dry months. A Gator Bag can release up to 20 gallons of water over a period of 15-20 hours.
Blooming in May: Azaleas, Kousa dogwoods, hydrangeas, oakleaf hydrangeas, rhododendrons, spirea Sweetbay magnolias, viburnums and weigelas.
Stop by our nursery to see what’s in stock while it’s in bloom!