December Gardening Calendar

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Wondering What You Should Be Doing In Your Garden?

Below is a calendar of key things you can be doing in your garden during the month of December.

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December Gardening Calendar

Approximate Dates & Gardening Activities:

Dec. 8 – Clear your gutters of leaves and debris

Dec. 9 – Don’t forget to feed the birds. All the seeds from your garden are gone so help a feathered friend out

Dec. 10. Last chance this season to plant a beautiful spring with Spring Flowering Bulbs

Dec. 11 – It’s a great time to plant winter veggies and plan your spring garden with seeds

Dec. 13 – Watch for Slugs and Snails. Bait them with Sluggo or Sluggo Plus

Dec. 15 – Reduce or turn off your irrigation system if it’s raining

Dec. 17 – Bareroot roses have arrived, and we have some beautiful new varieties you won’t want to miss

Dec. 18 – Don’t forget your Christmas Tree

Dec. 19 – Fertilize your winter flowering shrubs with E.B. Stone’s Ultra Bloom

Dec. 21 – Weeds come out easily after rain and a Hula Hoe or Wiggle Weeder. No rain? Use Bonide Burnout to be rid of those ugly invaders

Dec. 22 – Poinsettias and Christmas Cactus are great for holiday decorations and host/hostess gifts

Dec. 27 – Prune and trim deciduous fruit trees and roses

Dec. 28 – An important thing you can do during the cooler temps is to Mulch, Mulch, Mulch to protect the roots of your precious plants from the cold. This compost with also enrich the soil

Dec. 29 – It’s a great time to plant natives

Dec. 30 – Protect your fragile plants from frost with frost blankets

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