March Gardening Calendar

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Lawns

  • Apply fertilizer and crabgrass pre-emergent to lawn
  • Sow grass seed (use seed-safe crabgrass control)

Gardens

  • Plant peas, onions and potatoes

Trees

  • Spray fruit trees (dormant oil)
  • Put in fertilizer tree spikes
  • Look for Dogwoods, Serviceberry and others in bloom
  • Willows first to leaf out
  • Maple first to flower

Perennials

  • Cut dead ornamental grass down to 4" to 6"
  • Uncover perennial beds (late March)
  • Take pictures of bulbs so you know where to fertilize and plant more bulbs next fall
  • Look for spring bulbs (fall planting)

Roses

  • Uncover roses and trim out dead wood (late March)

Other

  • Put all dead material into compost pile

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