Gardening tips, January 2016

frostbitten plantJanuary is the coldest month of the year so protect outdoor pot plants with fleece or improvise with bubble wrap. If using plastic, make a frame so the plastic does not touch the foliage.

Here are some other things you can do at this time of year:

  • Plan your vegetable crop rotations
  • Repair lawn edges and reshape if necessary
  • Keep feeding the birds
  • If the soil is not too saturated, dig over clear areas
  • Continue pruning apple and pear trees



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