New True Value flyer runs from June 8th to June 17th, 2018. View Flyer Here
WE HAVE STARTED OUR SPRING STORE HOURS:
For the months of April, May and June M-F 8:00am – 6:00pm; Sat. 8:00am – 6:00pm; Sun 9:00am – 4:00pm
SUMMER GARDEN TIPS 2018
You can view or download a seed starting and transplanting schedule for the Ithaca area by clicking on the following link: Ithaca Seeding & Transplant Guide
Start seeds of cabbage, Brussels sprouts, broccoli and cauliflower for fall garden transplants.
Japanese beetle usually start emerging the last week of June so be ready to protect susceptible plants and apply insecticide to control the Japanese beetle grub in the lawn.
Squash vine borer emerge mid to late June. Use row cover, yellow traps, diatomaceous earth or insecticides on the stem near the base to protect your plants.
Pinch the shoot tips of chrysanthemums, impatiens, petunias and coleus to promote bushier growth.
White sticky traps made with vegetable-based Tangle Trap can reduce flea beetle damage in the vegetable garden.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s 3 resources of particular interest:
BirdCams of nesting birds
Merlin Bird ID app for in the field identification of birds
Bird Migration in progress and forcast for new arriving or departing species of birds in United States