La Casa Verde Nursery

"where the best Gardens begin"
3600 Andrews Hwy.
Odessa, Texas
2615 Midland Dr.
Midland, Texas
Sunday 12pm-5pm
M-S 9am-6pm cst
July Help List

Lawn:
     Dylox can be applied if any grub issues remain. It is also good for ticks.

     Bermuda & St. Augustine:
          Fertilize with a slow release fertilizer. Green Maker is a good slow release fertilizer.
          Reapply a pre-emergent like Dimension.
          A soil acidifier will help maintain a good ph level. A correct ph level allows for insecticides and fertilizers to work better.
          St. Augustine sod can be installed, also Bermuda sod and seed can be planted.
          Increase water, to 2-3x per week. A total of 1 inch per week should be applied.

     Fescue:
          Use Iron-x to maintain green grass, without the risk of burning due to the heat.
          Increase water to 3-4x per week.
          Raise mower to 3.5-4 inches tall.

Trees and Plants:
     Use Fertilome Tree and Shrub fertilizer for a 2nd fertilizing of trees and shrubs.
     Spray Pecan trees for case borers and insects.

Flowers:
     Tip prune and flowers that appear leggy.
     Dead head blooms that are spent.
     Use water soluble fertilizer on pots plants on a weekly basis.

Garden:
     Fall tomato plants should be planted now.
     Squash, okra, beans and peas can still be planted.
     Use organic fertilizers like Fox Farm on a monthly basis.

Extras:
Inspect your dogs and cats for ticks and fleas.

 


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