Plant frost-tender plants after danger of frost has passed for your area. This includes warm-season vegetables such as tomatoes, peppers, eggplant and vine crops as well as most annual flowers and tender perennials, such as cannas, gladiolus, dahlias, tuberous begonias and caladiums.
Pinch chrysanthemums and annual flower plants to keep them compact and well-branched.
Make successive plantings of beans and sweet corn to extend the season of harvest.
Thin seedlings of early planted crops such as carrots, lettuce, spinach and beets to their proper spacing.
Harvest early plantings of radishes, spinach and lettuce.
Harvest asparagus by cutting or snapping spears at or just below soil level.
Harvest rhubarb by cutting, or grasp the stalk and pull it up and slightly to one side.
Control cucumber beetles, carriers of bacterial wilt, as soon as cucumber plants germinate or are transplanted to prevent disease.
Remove blossoms from newly set strawberry plants to allow better runner formation.
Remove unwanted sucker growth in raspberries when new shoots are about a foot tall.