January Gardening to-do list

January Gardening To-Do List

(Tips to get started on now)

  • North or South, January is a good time to review garden catalogs and order early to be ready to go when spring arrives
  • Inspect for frost heaves around your outdoor plants and apply mulch
  • If you have received a poinsettia plant (Euphorbia pulcherrima ) for Christmas, put it in a window where it gets lots of daylight, water it when the soil surface is dry to the touch.
  • If you are storing bulbs, corms, or tubers, check them to make sure that they arenot rotting or drying out
  • Recycle your Christmas tree
  • Read on for lots of great tips nationally and for each region of the US