It’s that time of the year when it’s not too hot so enjoy the moment – or hopefully – moments before all hell (figuratively) breaks out.

We have plenty of things you need to do while it’s May and it’s kind of cool.

* Don’t forget to feed your roses this Memorial Day. It’ll be the last time before Labor Day to do so. Feed your citrus too. It’s about that time.

* Here’s a chance to plant summer annuals before it gets too hot. That would include: salvia, gazanias, vinca, portulaca and many others.

* This is about the time you should check your irrigation system. Leaks aren’t good so finding one now is paramount. Now is the time to increase your water schedule because of the rising temperatures.

You still have time to plant vegetables. Melons, squash, cucumbers, peppers, eggplant and artichokes can still be done.

Thanks for the Rillito staff for all the suggestions.