Generally, the varieties of fruit trees that flower earliest produce the earliest fruit. If there is a frost while the flowers are open, it will produce less fruit or maybe no fruit at all.
We are nearing the end of any soil applications of iron fertilizers that work. Once early spring through early summer has passed, the only thing that cures leaf yellowing is the leaf sprays applied directly to yellowing leaves.
EDDHA can be a miracle iron application with yellowing citrus when all your other efforts fail.
Agave weevil control is done from about the middle of April until the middle of May.
Fireblight, or fireblight disease, is one of the few bacterial plant diseases that threaten cultivated fruit trees and ornamentals.
Canary Island palm trees have a big head that produces heavy shade so it’s possible that the lower fronds may die due to a lack of light. If the lower fronds are dying, the palm tree needs to be pruned.
It would take a lifetime to see all the wonders of the 1.87 million-acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, but you can see a lot in one short visit.
As we water plants infrequently, the roots extract water and grow into deeper layers of soil. Deep rooting of plants is the main reason good gardeners say, “Water plants deeply but infrequently.”
Canyon de Chelly National Monument in Arizona is about 460 miles from Las Vegas, in the Four Corners region of Arizona.
April kicks off the reemergence of desert reptiles. Among the easier species to spot are side-blotched lizards, zebra tails, yellow-backed spiny lizards, and chuckwallas.
Capitol Reef National Park in Utah boasts some of the finest rock formations and geologic wonders in the West and is a top hiking location.