Green Acres

Gardening Tips for the Month of July

Aside from hail damage last week, and a few extra insect problems, it has been a wonderful year for Chouteau County gardeners. Below are a few tips which will assist gardeners with summer management of their landscapes.

• Plants use in our landscapes is up to 2.5 inches of water per week.

• Harvest broccoli while heads are tight.

• Pick shell peas when the seeds are fully developed but before ripening. Harvest edible pod peas when the seeds are barely visible inside the pod. Allow snap peas to reach nearly full size, but harvest them before they mature.

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