Hey Gardeners! Itching to get into the garden to clean out the beds and dig in the dirt? S.T.O.P!! It's too early! A good rule of thumb is 5 days of 50 degree weather day and night.

Our native butterflies and bees are overwintering in dead plant material. By removing and disposing of dead material too early, you risk disrupting and harming these beneficial pollinators. Read more here:

https://xerces.org/blog/dont-spring-into-garden-cleanup-too-soon

Spring Cleanup, But Not Too Early!

Katie Haas

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