This past week, I spent an afternoon with my son playing golf. Please understand that while we were playing golf, I am not a golfer. We played from 2 pm to 6 pm, and the hot sun and humidity were brutal.
Recent inquiries at the Extension office have been about pruning trees and shrubs. Indeed, this is a great time to do most of your annual pruning. Trees and shrubs are in their dormant stage and can take it quite well.
Compost is touted as a miracle product and held in high regards by every gardener with a basic knowledge of how plants grow. We buy it in bags at the garden center or have it delivered by the dump truck load.