This Month in Your Southwest Yard – February

   February Garden Tasks     Good month to control winter weeds before they flower     ~ Plant shallow-rooted ground covers, bulbs, low-water-use plants, & natives if you missed the fall planting season ~ Plant bare-root trees and shrubs now through early March ~ Prune the rest of your summer-blooming deciduous fruit & nut trees, roses, & dormant shrubs ~ Prune evergreens now, but not later in spring or summer ~ Fertilize perennials & trees with slow-release food for consistent […]