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John Fulton
Former County Extension Director

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In The Backyard

Horticulture columns and tips done on a timely basis


Posted by John Fulton -

  • It is about time to mow already, and remove no more than 1/3 of the leaf blade at a time to prevent raking or catching clippings.
  • Cut back butterfly bushes to live material, with a 10 inch maximum height.
  • Cut back mums, but leave two inches of dead material since much stored food is located there.
  • Cut back ornamental grasses to a height of four inches or so.

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