___ Plan your perennial beds.
___ Plant small to medium sized shade trees for summer cooling on patios.
___ Consider using ground covers in areas where it is difficult to mow or where grass will not grow.
___ Plant any Spring bulbs that may still be hiding in your refrigerator.
___ Plant by seed: beets, carrots, collards, Swiss chard, kohlrabi, lettuce, mustard,
radish, shallots, and turnips.
___ Plant transplants or seed pieces of broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, and Irish potatoes.
___ Sow seeds of corn, eggplant, peppers, and tomatoes in hotbeds or greenhouses.
___ Wipe or wash off leaves of dusty houseplants.
___ Stake newly planted trees if they seem unstable.
___ Keep an eye on perennials in pots. They may need to be watered.
___ Maintain moisture around newly planted roses.
___ Collect and dispose of fallen of yellowing leaves caused by blackspot on roses.
___ Remove old, dead growth on perennials.
___ Cut back ornamental grasses to within a few inches of the ground.
___ Use hedge shearers, string trimmer, or lawnmower set at highest setting to shear back overgrown ground covers.
___ Fertilize greens, such as kale, collards, turnips, and spinach with a 15:5:10 or other 3:1:2 ratio fertilizer.
Month-By-Month Gardening in Texas by Dan Gill & Dale Groom