TEXAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION
April 30, 2005
- Removing spent flowers, trimming back excessive growth, and applying fertilizer to an established annual bed can do wonders towards rejuvenating and extending the life of the planting.
- Many flower or vegetable seeds left over after planting the garden can be saved for the next season by closing the packets with tape or paper clips, and storing in a sealed glass jar in your refrigerator.
- Start weeding early in the flower garden. Early competition with small plants can delay flowering. A mulch will discourage weed growth, and make weeds that do come through easier to pull.
- Watch newspapers and other publicity for information regarding wildflower trials, and plan to take a trip to enjoy this beautiful natural resource trails.