- Finish winter pruning of roses and fruit trees.
Plant potatoes, garlic, onions, asparagus, strawberries, rhubarb and horseradish.
Fill in veggie garden with chard, lettuce and kale.
Purchase seeds for your spring and summer garden.
Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost.
with Alfalfa meal or pellets and Sul-Po-Mag to promote healthy canes.
- Clean, sharpen and repair garden tools.
Spray fruit trees and roses
with All Seasons Horticultural and Dormant Spray Oil to kill overwintering insects before plants leaf out.
Watch for frost
and protect sensitive plants by covering with N-Sulate frost blanket and/or spray with Wilt Stop.
- Plant bare root fruit trees, berries and dormant roses.
- Sow wildflower seeds.
Spray peaches and nectarines
with final application of Liqui-Cop at popcorn stage (swollen buds showing color, but not fully open).
Pick up fallen camellia flowers
to prevent camellia petal blight.
- Plant summer flowering dahlia, lily and gladiola bulbs.
Deadhead and fertilize annuals
to keep them blooming. Apply EB Stone Rose and Flower Food.
Clean indoor air with air purifying plants.
Purchase, feed and repot them now.
Protect plants from slugs and snails.
Apply Sluggo or Sluggo Plus.
Plant annual and perennial color
such as anemone, ranunculus, snapdragons, stock, cineraria, candytuft, primrose, cyclamen, pansies and violas.
Weed, weed, weed
before weeds set seed and proliferate. Apply pre-emergent herbicides to prevent weeds from germinating.
Plant early blooming plants
such as magnolia, daphne, quince, flowering cherry, wisteria, peonies and lilac.
Cut back dormant ornamental grasses and prune lavender,
if you haven’t already.
Check in on your winter veggie garden and harvest.
Look for aphids and control by spraying with soapy water or insecticidal soap.
Purchase potted daffodils and tulips
to perk up your doorstep or patio.
Plant azaleas, rhododendrons, and camellias
while they are in bloom.