Monthly archives: January, 2023

February Garden Chores

Febuary Garden Chores

Flower Beds, Trees and Shrubs Temperatures can drop to freezing this month; annuals that can take the chill include pansies, viola, and dianthus. Clean your annual and perennial flower beds. Add compost to the soil and add more mulch to the beds. Bulbs can still be planted. Fertilize, water well, and apply mulch for protection. …

January Garden Chores

January Garden Chores

Test your garden soil for its pH levels. Contact your local Cooperative Extension office for a soil test kit. Then, apply lime, sulfur, and fertilizer according to the soil test results. Spread manure or compost over the garden and plow it under if you did not do so in the fall. Plant hardy vegetables and …