You may think there is not much to do in your garden right now, but with a little preparation and maintenance you can have a yard you can be proud of.

Tips for January:


  • Take equipment in for service.
  • Water landscape when dry…especially before a freeze!
  • Mow fescue 3″ tall.
  • Spray weeds with glyphosate when temp is above 50F.


  • Prepare garden soil…(Till every two weeks)
  • Spray horticultural oil for scale
  • Prune shade trees, birch, elm, maples (Never top them!)
  • Water when dry.
  • Fertilize pansies