January To-Do List

This month's zone-by-zone to-do list.


Organize your leftover seeds before ordering new ones.Zone 4

  • Organize your seeds: Discard those that are too old; then make a list of seeds to order.
  • Order seeds of onions, geraniums, and other slow-growing plants now so you receive them in time to start indoors next month.
  • Draw your garden plan.
  • Check the condition of your gardening equipment.
  • Build a garden trellis.
  • Surprise your friends by harvesting Jerusalem artichokes and parsnips from the garden during a January thaw.