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Summer Tips

  • Lawn. Time for turf Special. Step 3 of the 4-step lawn program. Whether you are doing all four steps or just this one now is the time to get your Turf Special down. Directions: Mow lawn, apply Turf Special and water it in thoroghly within 30 minutes.
  • Canning & Freezing. Don't let any of the garden's harvest go to waste. Start to can and freeze your favorites right away.

  • Tomatoes. The secret to bigger and better tomatoes is to remove the leaves from the bottom one foot of the stem once they are about 3 feet tall. These are the first leaves to develop fungus problems. Mulching around your tomatoes will help prevent water from splashing up and spreading blight.

  • Veggies. Give your veggies a big jump with some organic vegetable fertilizer.

  • Handing Baskets & Containers.Keep hanging baskets and planters looking their best all season long with a few tips from the Gertens experts. Read how here.

2016 Lawn and Turf Handbook

Lawn & Turf HandbookGertens Lawn & Turf Handbook is your complete guide to an easy and beautiful lawn. Download your copy here.

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