Weeds are probably noticeable in your lawn right now because they are likely to be green while the grass is still tan. A weed-and-feed formula isn’t the best choice to control them now because grass hasn’t started actively growing yet so adding fertilizer is a waste. Choose a broad-leaf weed killer formulated for your type of lawn grass.
It’s not too late to plant lettuce. Just be sure to choose leaf and semi-heading varieties for best results, says LSU AgCenter.
If you have live oak trees, chances are they’re raining leaves. Don’t be alarmed. This is the normal time of year for them to drop the old leaves and sprout new ones. You can compost them or use them as mulch. Shredding will help them decompose quicker.
To make bouquets of daffodils last longer, pick them when they are just beginning to open and snap the stem near the base of the plant. The stem is solid there instead of hollow.
“Flowers are beautiful hieroglyphics of nature, with which she indicates how much she loves us.” — Wolfgang von Geothe