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JANUARY TO DO LIST

 

     •  Check stored bulbs for drying, sprouting or rot.

     •  Browse through seed and plant catalogs.

     •  Pick up a new gardening book and plan your vegetable garden or flower garden.

     •  Check windows and house plants for fungus gnats.

     •  Give all houseplants a shower.

     •  Consider potting bulbs, such as daffodils and narcissus, tulips, crocus, hyacinth, grape hyacinth and         iris for forced blooming.

     •  Begin keeping a garden journal, evaluate last summer's successes and failures.

     •  Clean, sharpen, repair and oil garden tools.

 

 

WATER TIPS 

 

Water trees and shrubs if there is no snow cover and daytime temperatures are above freezing.

Adjust houseplant watering to winter heat and humidity.