Yes, leave the leaves in your garden beds until late May here in zone 5-6. Many insects are at work.
Author: Barbara Hobens
Want to garden organically for your health, for wildlife, clean water, and productive soil? You found the right blog! As a garden designer, consultant, author, and avid gardener, I share what works for both private and public gardens in cities and in the suburbs. As an historian and Whitetail deer expert, I use research and knowledge to create productive and meaningful gardens for homes, community gardens, museums, and parks.
All seeds in!
When night temps are at least 55 degrees!
In a few days you will remove the smallest to allow the strongest to keep growing! Thinning out seedlings is a necessary chore.
Memorial Day 2022
Certain flowers usually follow a “now in bloom” pattern. Keep track in your garden journal so you can add more of what thrives!
Steady night temps: Plant
Once the forecasted night temperatures are steadily over 60 degrees, planting seeds and plants begins. Sheer row cover is always handy…used to run in and get sheets, pillow cases and dish towels when a potential freeze would sneak in in late May!
GARDEN WITH NATURE