Round Rock Monthly Gardening Checklist

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 Monthly Garden To Do List


Things To Plant in March

Flower Plants:

Achillea (Yarrow), Butterfly Weed (Asclepias), Blue Daze, Cigar Plant, Columbine, Copper Plant, Coreopsis, Dianthus, Lamb’s Ear, Lantana, Mexican Heather, Hibiscus, and Salvia.

Vegetables:

Early-Mid Month: Asparagus Crowns, Collards, and Turnip

Mid-Late Month: Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Peppers, Pumpkin, Watermelon, and Squash.

All Month: Beans, Lettuce, Mustard, Radish, and Tomato plants.

Herbs:

Basil, Bay, Borage, Catnip, Chives, Cumin, Fennel, Germander, Horseradish, Lamb’s ear, Lavender, Lemon Grass, Lemon Verbena, Oregano, Parsley, Rosemary, Sage, and Thyme.

Fruit:

Grow fruit, nut trees, vines, and bushes in containers till the last freeze passes.

Tips:

  • Protect your plants from the freeze!
  • Feed your transplant a liquid plant food weekly for the first month.

Things To Do in March

Fertilize:

  • Feed hibiscus monthly after pruning.
  • Start a rose feeding schedule.
  • Feed and Spray Camelias.
  • Begin to feed azaleas after they bloom.
  • Start to fertilize established fruit and nut trees.

Diseases/Pests To Look For:

  • Keep an eye for aphids on new growth.
  • Check for spider mites on older leaves.
  • Watch out for cutworms for young plants.

Prune:

  • Hibiscus
  • Begin to prune spring-flowering shrubs and trees after they bloom.
  • Prune and train vines.
  • Go ahead and shape spring-blooming shrubs with a light pruning after they bloom.