Early Summer: Just before and after Independence Day


Early Summer

These ensemble editions of our What's Up! and Grow newsletters were written for Early Summer. They address what people see in Early Summer as well as what you can be doing then to have a more beautiful, productive, easy-care garden.

  • It's Early Summer all over North America from Mid-June to Mid-July


What's Coming Up 46, 47, and 48: Not here yet! Working on it.
           See our CD Potting Up Perennials

What's Coming Up 49: Potted flowers, girdling root, deadheading, fertilizing

What's Coming Up 98, 99, 100: Not here yet! Working on it.
           See our CD Potting Up Perennials 

What's Coming Up 101: Hardy cranesbill, pale beans, mulch, woodland walk

What's Coming Up 102: dormant lawn, lilies, oakleaf hydrangea, weevils

What's Coming Up 149: June, Groundhogs, watering time, planning a garden

What's Coming Up 150:  July, Weeds, vegetables

What's Coming Up 184: Prune lilacs, falsecypress, roses, annuals; also water, squash bugs and tour NYC

Growing Concerns 311: July, Boiling weeds, bottle watering, spruce mite

Growing Concerns 472: July, Consider trees drawbacks, native plant sources

Growing Concerns 521: June, Japanese beetles, beetle bags

Growing Concerns 522: June, Fertilizer math, starting a new bed

Growing Concerns 523: July, Dividing poppies, Viburnum bushes

Growing Concerns 524: July, Storm damage, over crowded ground cover, Iris

Growing Concerns 572:  June, Peony problem solving

Growing Concerns 573:  July, Demand more of your plants

Growing Concerns 574:  July, Finding scents in flowers and weeds

Growing Concerns 575:  July, Hydrangea flops, ground covers, pinching pointers

Growing Concerns 620: Elderberry on lot line, peat in a garden, toads in forget-me-not