Leave spring bulbs alone after blooming. They need light to store energy for next year's flowers. When leaves turn brown and pull off freely, they may be removed since they are no longer feeding the bulb. Plant annuals around the bulb if you wish to screen unsightly foliage.
If any of your spring bulbs did not bloom well, lift and discard them. They will not improve. Replace with new bulbs in the fall.
Hanging baskets and outdoor containers need frequent - usually daily - watering. Water thoroughly until water begins to run out the bottom of the container. Because nutrients leach out with frequent watering, you need to fertilize about every two weeks with liquid fertilizer.
Many people like to put houseplants outdoors for the summer. If you do so, place them where they will be protected from the intense mid-day sun. Light dappled shade is best or a spot where plants will receive direct sun early or late in the day. Even plants used to a sunny window indoors will scorch easily outdoors.
Leave grass clippings on your lawn. They break down quickly in warm summer weather and recycle nutrients back into the soil. You don't need to use a mulching mower, but mow frequently to avoid overly long blades that form clumps or windrows.
Pinch off the growing tips of mums several times this month for increased branching and flower bud formation. Stop pinching early next month so plants will bloom before frost.
Early June is not too late to plant warm season vegetables such as tomatoes, peppers, melons, cucumbers and beans.
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