July – September

July

  • Remove spent daylily stalks
  • Review irrigation coverage and settings
  • Prune any tree growth from against eaves or walls

(to minimize hurricane damages)

  • Re-apply sethoxdim, if needed, to suppress torpedo grass /
    bermudagrass
  • Re-apply imazaquin, if needed, to control select weeds in
    beds
  • Scout for insects
  • Mulch areas not previously re-mulched
  • Double check North Campus beds prior to registration

August

  • Prune oversized/straggly evergreens
  • Re-fertilize priority trees and shrubs
  • Inspect irrigation (including coverage)
  • Scout for red-headed azalea caterpillars often (spray
    carbaryl promptly)
  • Scout for other insects:

-Whiteflies (gardenias, perennials)

-Lacebugs (azaleas, lantana)

-Scale (hawthornes, camellias)

September

  • Complete pruning of evergreens before autumn
  • Check irrigation settings
  • Scout for red-headed azalea caterpillars often (spray
    carbaryl promptly)
  • Scout for other insects (same as August)
  • Harvest pine straw from turf areas if drought causes early
    drop