Calloway’s Nursery – The Organic Checklist

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The Organic Checklist

January

  • Fertilize annuals and grasses with
  • Calloway’s Organic & Natural Fertilizer
  • Spray Bonide All Seasons Oil Spray to control scale insects, if needed
  • Prune evergreen Trees and Shrubs

February

  • Corn Gluten Meal has been known to deter weed seeds from germinating!
  • Plant Trees and Shrubs using
  • Calloway’s Tree & Shrub Planting Mix
  • Apply Soil Mender Lava Sand to beds
  • Prune Peach and Plum Trees

March

  • Fertilize all planting areas if not done in February
  • Mulch all bare soil
  • Amend vegetable beds with Calloway’s Organic Compost and Organic Soil
  • Apply Turf Soil Builder; it revives the soil!

April

  • Apply Calloway’s Organic & Natural Fertilizer
  • Corn Gluten Meal has been known to deter weed seeds from germinating!
  • Release beneficial Insects
  • Leave foliage on Daffodils to recharge the bulbs
  • Spray Bonide Neem on Roses

May

  • Apply Calloway’s Organic & Natural Fertilizer, Soil Mender Molasses, and Texas Greensand
  • if we have over 8” of rain since last application
  • Release beneficial insects
  • Use Summit BT Spray for bagworms
  • Prune Spring blooming Shrubs

June

  • Apply Calloway’s Organic & Natural Fertilizer, Soil Mender Molasses, and Texas Greensand  first of the month if not applied in May
  • Apply Corn Meal for fungus problems as needed
  • Control Web Worms with Summit B.T. Worm Spray or Bonide Captain Jack’s (Spinosad) Control snails, slugs, and pill bugs with Monterey’s Sluggo Snail and Slug Control
  • Deadhead spent blooms
  • Apply Natural CedarCide to deter mosquitoes

July

  • Apply Soil Mender Liquid Fish & Seaweed twice this month
  • Use Soil Mender Diatomaceous Earth to control crawling insects
  • Mulch to conserve moisture
  • Apply Soil Mender Molasses and Texas Greensand once to the lawn and beds

August

  • Apply Soil Mender Liquid Fish & Seaweed twice this month
  • Mulch to conserve moisture

September

  • Apply Soil Mender Liquid Fish & Seaweed twice this month
  • Apply Calloway’s Organic & Natural Fertilizer
  • Apply Turf Soil Builder; it revives the soil!
  • Corn Gluten Meal has been known to deter weed seeds from germinating!
  • Apply Soil Mender Molasses and Texas Greensand

October

  • Corn Gluten Meal, applied mid-to-late in month, has been known to deter weed seeds from germinating! Rake and remove leaves on your lawn
  • Apply Soil Mender Lava Sand
  • Plant Trees and Shrubs
  • Divide Summer blooming perennials
  • Use Jobe’s Blood Meal to provide nutrients

November

  • Fertilize bulbs, annuals, and perennials with
  • Calloway’s Organic & Natural Fertilizer Mulch for Winter protection
  • Plant Winter annual color

December

  • Plant Spring Bulbs (Tulips, Hyacinths) using
  • Jobes Bone Meal to provide nutrients
  • Water areas that become dry
  • Cut back on watering and fertilizing houseplants