UCCE Master Gardeners of San Bernardino County
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UCCE Master Gardeners of San Bernardino County


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Water-Wise Gardening Information

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Learn to be water-wise in your yard and garden! Fall is a good time to introduce new plants in your yard allowing them to become established by winter rain. Even California native plants aren't drought-resistant until they become well established. Take advantage of these water-wise tips for plant and lawn care.

Water-Wise Gardening Information



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June Gardening Tips

Its time to...

  • Thin apples when ½” diameter
  • Mow general cleanup for fire protection
  • Pinch back tips of chrysanthemums, fuchsias, marguerites
  • Hang strips of foil or CD’s in fruit trees to help deter birds
  • First summer pruning for stone fruit
  • Give your indoor plants a bath
  • Fertilize strawberries, roses at bloom start and azaleas
  • Fertilize citrus monthly
  • Set mower blades high to reduce turf stress during the summer

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