• 1. Plant bulbs now
  • 2. Prune major trees or call a professional service.
  • 3. Till garden soil during cold afternoons to control over-wintering insects and perennial weeds
  • 4. This is the best time to plant trees, shrubs and roses
  • 5. Water and mulch to prepare for upcoming freezing weather. (Sunday and Monday of next week temperatures are expected to drop into the teens).
  • 6. Fertilize with liquid and/or organic fertilizers
  • 7. Check houseplants for Mealy Bugs, Spider Mites, Scale. Wash leaves with non-detergent soap or use Alcohol Spray.
  • 8. Prepare beds with compost and nutrients. By doing this during now, your beds will be much healthier when Spring planting arrives.
  • 9. Think about new gardens or changes. Look at designs in magazines and on line for ideas. Estimate budget. If a professional is needed, call now for a consultation before their schedule gets busy.
  • 10. Feed the birds! During the winter months, they appreciate a little help.