January Garden Tips

  • Start planning for the next growing season.  Check out the latest gardening magazines and seed catalogues for new plants and ideas.
  • Prune dormant trees and shrubs. Click here for pruning advice.
  • There is still time to dormant spray your fruit trees and rose bushes if it’s not raining.
  • Shrubs, Roses, deciduous trees can all be transplanted provided the soil is workable and the ground is not waterlogged.
  • Start seeds indoors for annuals such as geraniums (pelargoniums), fibrous begonias and petunias.
  • Sharpen lawn mower blades and pruning tools; repair and clean gardening tools; make sure gas powered mowers are serviced.