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Cottage Cuttings

 

1315 Bancroft Rd

Orange, Tx 77632

  (903) 539-0245 & (903) 539-5971   

August  Hours:

 

Tuesday - Friday 

             9 to 1

       Saturday     

             9 to 5   

If you need something and we're not

open, please give us a call to schedule an appointment.

For any questions, drop us a line:  cottagecuttings@gmail.com

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 July to do list: 

  • Water deeply, especially trees.  Don’t rely on your sprinkler system to water adequately in summer.

  • Check irrigation systems for proper function – may need to extend the watering periods to make sure roots are watered.

  • Maintain mulch at 2-3” depth  -- add new mulch if needed – to conserve moisture

  • Prepare vegetable gardens for fall planting – pull weeds & add compost

  • Plant vegetable plants:  tomato, peppers, squash & cucumbers. Plant herbs: basil, oregano, thyme

  • Plant pumpkin seeds for October Jack-O-Lanterns. Other seeds to plant: corn, cucumber, okra, black-eyed peas, beans, cantaloupe

  • Identify insect and fungal problems and treat with least toxic solution

  • Feed the birds. Keep bird baths clean and filled with fresh water

  • Eliminate standing water to prevent mosquitoes from breeding

  • Deadhead annuals and perennials to encourage a great fall showing

  • Stay hydrated and protect yourself from UV rays (sunscreen/hats/sunglasses).