• Courtyard Calendar

     

    January:          Check tree stakes;       

    Stomp Chrysanthemums, if frost has heaved them up

     

    February:         Remove rudbeckia heads & stems

     

    March:             Plant aquafilia;

    Enjoy bulbs

     

    April:                Braid daffodil stems; Fertilize for next year’s bulbs

     

    May:                Water and weed weekly;

    Cut braided daffodil braids

     

    June:               Prepare artifacts in small circle for next fourth grade class

     

    July:                 Water and weed 2-4 times a month

    (water deeply about 45 minutes) to provide 1/2” per week;

     Dead head blooms

     

    August:           Water and weed 2-4 times;

     Dead head blooms

     

    September:     Cut down hemerocallis stems

     

    October:         Rake dead hosta leaves;

    Trim and thin buddleia and caryopteris,

     

    November:       Cut down annuals;

     Fertilize after heavy frost

     

    December:       Stomp chrysanthemums, if frost has heaved them up