Fine Gardening Maintenance – For the growing season May – October weed and cultivate the soil/mulch for optimum water absorption and ideal growing conditions. Light pruning and deadheading flowers. Staking plants where needed (i.e. peonies, lilies, dahlias, etc.). Train vines on trellises (i.e. roses, and other climbing vines). Keep up garden edges. Weed, water and fertilize containers.