Burleigh County Extension
Community Garden Plots OPEN: May 17, 2013 at 7:00PM.
Burleigh County Extension Office still has a hand full of Community Garden plots available for rent.
- Plots are 20 feet by 20 feet
- $25.00 per plot
If you are interested in renting a garden plot, please call our office at 701-221-6865 or stop by the office at:
3715 East Bismarck Expressway
Bismarck ND 58501
Office Hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
May Gardening Tips
Plant gladiolus every two weeks from mid-May to June.
By spacing out the time of your planting, you can space out the flowering period, too.
Check out this tip and more in the May Gardening Tips from Dakota Gardener.
Wondering what to plant this year?
Do you work hard in preparing the soil, watering, weeding, and managing pests, but have disappointing results? Gardeners who sow a superior variety can grow plants that will yield abundantly, resist disease, tolerate heat and drought, and produce delicious food.
The following varieties have performed well in research conducted in gardens and research stations in North Dakota and other states in the Midwest: http://www.dakotagardener.com/trials/recommendations.pdf
As snow melts with the anticipation of spring you may find surface runways that look like a maze of tunnels in your lawn. This may be caused by or “field mice” as they are active year-round. The damage is minimal and will usually disappear with the growing grass.