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Ciscoe’s Tips of the Week: Replace plants killed by winter cold

Ciscoe’s Tips of the Week:

Use undiluted vinegar or an organic natural lawn weed killer to kill broad-leaved weeds in lawns on a hot sunny day. Put a funnel on the end of the spray wand to concentrate the spray, and minimize grass kill. Wait a week, then poke holes and put grass seed in them. Apply organic lawn food to newly seeded areas and keep them moist. Grass should fill-in within 3 weeks.

Replace plants that were killed by winter cold. Nurseries have incredible selections of fantastic perennials and trees and shrubs. Work the recommended amount of an All-Purpose Natural & organic fertilizer into the hole before planting.

Ciscoe’s Tips of the Month for May

Prune spring blooming shrubs as soon as the flowers fade, and add an organic all-purpose fertilizer.

Mix in a handful of bone meal and a cup of organic vegetable food when you plant heat loving vegetables.

Plant exciting new varieties of perennials, trees, shrubs, and annual flowers.

Click here for Ciscoe’s Plant of the Week!

Gardening with Ciscoe can be heard on KIRO Radio on Saturdays at 10 a.m. Available anytime ON DEMAND at


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