February in the garden

Gardening by Osmosis

February 2023

We may actually be able to be in the garden or close to it this month. Inside we can trim and fertilize herbs we wintered over. An application of half strength indoor plant food will regenerate healthy growth.

After Valentine cards have been opened and the last chocolate in the box is gone it is time once again to survey jobs outside.

The evidence of marcescens, the holding on of leaves this winter, may soon give way to the phenomenon known as abscission, the letting loose of leaves. If the ground is soggy however, try to wait until it firms up before you rake. Repeated trips and...

 

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