A dust mulch created by keeping your hoe and cultivator going, is said to conserve moisture.
All catalogue orders for bulbs to plant this fall, should be placed now.
Any time now, you can start dividing tall bearded Iris.
Be sure to keep tomato plants well mulched.
Continue your fruit tree and roses spray schedule.
Cut and hang strawflowers and Lavender for winter bouquets.
Cut back unweildy new growth spurs on Pyracantha to keep plants shapely.
Delphiniums that are through flowering should be cut back to prevent seeding, and encourage fall blooms.
Dust Phlox and Delphinium to prevent mildew.
Evergreen hedges can be sheared any time now.
Feed Fuchsias to brighten their flowers and leaves.
If drought occurs, trees and shrubs should be watered weekly.
Keep picking spent flower heads off annuals to continue their length of bloom.
Keep roses well watered.
Last call to take hardwood cuttings from shrubs for rooting in a sand-peat mix.
Last planting of Sweet Corn should definitely be planted by now.
Late cabbage, cauliflower, celery, kale and brussels sprouts can be set out now.
Lawns should not be cut short over the hot, dry summer months.
Inspect Lilacs and Peach trees for borers, spray if any are found.
Madonna Lilies should be planted with no more than 2 inches of soil covering them.
Move hammock under the shade tree...
Oriental Poppies can be moved now or roots can be dug up and cut into pieces for more plants.
Overgrown Mockorange can be rejuvenated by cutting old canes to the ground.
Perennials such as Fall Aster, Helenium and Phlox benefit from having the weaker stems cut away, at the base.
Pinch terminal shoots on mums to encourage branching.
Prepare soil in the spots where new evergreens are to be planted.
Prune espalier fruit trees for proper shaping.
Roses will greatly benefit from a weekly feeding of manure water.
Shear off the flower heads of Candytuft and Creeping Phlox.
Sow Beets and Carrots in the vegetable garden now for winter use.
Species tulips can be lifted now; dry and keep them in a cool, dry place; replant in November.
Spray potatoes every three weeks with fungicide to defeat the blight.
Stake Dahlias; reduce the number of stems to three or four and pinch back lateral shoots.
Start spraying or dusting Roses against Black Spot.
Strawberries can be planted now for next year's crop.
The open season for slaying crab-grass has begun.
Tie your Clematis and other vines, as new tendrils grow and reach upward.
Use Sevin to control Japanese beetles on Roses and fruit trees.
When onions begin to get large, you can increase their size by bending the top over the bulb.