Organic fertilizers such as Milorganite, Lady Bug Lawn & Garden, and Medina Growin Green are excellent fertilizers that feed plants and soil and are the best choice during hot, dry periods.
Lay new Sod
Lay new sod anytime, and Bermuda seed anytime this month.
Fix Yellow Spots
Apply Ironite or Hi Yield Iron Plus to yellow spots in lawn. Organically use Texas Green Sand.
Mow as required. Keep St. Augustine cut to about 3”, Bermuda at 1”– 2”.
Water well every 7 days.
Watch out for pests
Watch for Chinch Bugs and Grub Worms.
Annuals and perennials
with Miracle Gro or Osmocote Time Release Granules
ORGANIC: Medina Growin Green, Lady Bug Lawn and Garden, Hasta Gro or Plant Tone
Hibiscus and tropical bloomers
with Green Diamond Hibiscus Food
ORGANIC: Maestro Gro-Rose Glo
Trees and shrubs
with Green Diamond Supreme Lawn Food
ORGANIC: Milorganite, Medina Growin Green, or Lady Bug Lawn and Garden
- All granular fertilizer should be watered in well.
- Dead wood from trees and shrubs
- Faded blooms to encourage new blooms – especially important on perennials, tropicals, and crape myrtles
- Shrubs to maintain good form
- Palms, if needed
Watch Out For
Watch for caterpillars or their damage (chewed leaves).
TREAT WITH: Liquid Sevin
ORGANIC: Thuricide, Spinosad
Fungus, Powdery Mildew
TREAT WITH: Broad Spectrum Fungicide, Fertilome Systemic
ORGANIC: Neem Oil, or Serenade
CHINCH BUGS IN LAWNS
TREAT WITH: Spectracide Triazicide, Cyonara or Bayer Complete liquid or granules
Organic: Diatomaceous Earth, Spinosad
- MEALY BUGS
TREAT WITH: Liquid Sevin, Spectracide Triazicide, Cyonara, or Bonide Systemic
ORGANIC: Neem Oil, or Insecticidal Soap
Read: Mealy Bugs are Here
- SPIDER MITES
TREAT WITH: Spectracide Triazicide, Bonide Systemic
ORGANIC: Neem Oil, Insecticidal Soap,
- FLEAS and TICKS
TREAT WITH: Cyonara, Spectracide Triazicide
ORGANIC: Spinosad, Diatomaceous Earth
Watch for Borers in mesquites, cottonwoods, ash, raintrees, chinaberry, and yucca.
TREAT WITH: Spinosad