This Month in Your Southwest Yard – May

   May Garden Tasks   Rising temperatures cause changes in plants…prepare for summer!   ~ Change watering schedule from mid-day to early morning or evening as weather heats up to minimize loss through evaporation. ~ Maintain a good mulch of organic matter (such as leaves, bark, or chipped wood) covering garden soil throughout the summer to hold in moisture, moderate soil temperatures for optimum root growth, improve the soil as it decomposes, and prevent weeds from germinating. Mulch allows you […]