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Go-GreenGardening Blog — Garden Tasks May

Go-GreenGardening Garden and Landscape Tasks for May

Posted by Kelly Dennis on

Garden and Landscape Tasks for May * Early flowering deciduous shrubs such as Forsythias, Weigela, and Spiraea should be pruned back when they have finished blooming. Cut back a third of the oldest canes to ground level, then cut back one third of the remaining branches by one third of their height. * Lilacs should be pruned lightly after they finish blooming, removing sucker growths and dead blooms.. Feed lilacs in May with a good all purpose 10-10-10 fertilizer after they have finished blooming. If your soil has an acidic pH, work a little lime into the soil as well. * Work lime...

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