January 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