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Unformatted text preview: young trees when the ground is dry. Spring The time to prepare your beds, plant annuals, and apply fertilizer to established plants. Remember to mulch to maintain moisture and prevent weed growth. Summer The time to supplement rainfall so that plants get one inch of water per week. Plant your vegetable garden and enjoy bountiful harvests until late fall. Basic Gardening Tips 1. Select plants according to your climate. 2. In planning your garden, consider the composition, texture, structure, depth, and drainage of your soil. 3. Use compost to improve the structure of your soil. 4. Choose plant foods based on your garden objectives. 5. Generally, plants should receive one inch of water per week. 6. Use mulch to conserve moisture, keep plants cool, and cut down on weeding....
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