TEXAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION
May 21, 2005
Allow foliage of spring flowering bulbs to mature and yellow before removing.
- It is not too late to sow directly into the soil seeds of sunflower, zinnia, morning glory, portulaca, marigold, cosmos, periwinkles and gourds. Achimenes, cannas, dahlias and other summer flowering bulbs can also be planted in May.
- Plant caladium tubers, impatiens, and begonias in well-prepared shady areas.
- Replace or replenish mulch materials in flower beds and shrub borders to conserve moisture and reduce weed growth.