May is a transitional time for yard word in Phoenix.

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SummertimeMay is a transitional time for many landscaping. The weather changes from 70-90 to over 100 degrees. Your grass will change from winter rye to the dormant Bermuda grass. Many of your garden plants are ready for harvest and a few need to be planted. It is time to ensure that you yard is ready for the heat.

 

The following items should be addressed to protect your yard and landscape through the heat:

 

  • Weeding watch the Bermuda grass it can over take other areas of your yard
  • Fertilize on a monthly basis. Watch plants for yellowing of leaves
  • Mulch is a must for areas where the sun is directly shinning this keeps the soil cooler.  AMC Consolidated provides quality mulch for your gardening needs.
  • If you have fruit trees make sure to thin them out to prevent them covering the ground and whitewash the orange…

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