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Q.When To Start Cleaning Beds In The Spring?

Zone 48327 | Anonymous added on March 17, 2023 | Answered

I’ve been told if done too early beneficial bugs can be killed while still overwintering.

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Answered on March 18, 2023

It should be safe to do it in the next two weeks or when temperatures are consistently above 50 degrees F overnight. Many insects have already emerged. Overwintering butterflies are typically out by mid April.


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