by K. Marc Teffeau, Ph.D.
Dealing with January January can be a rough month for committed gardeners. If you are one of the fortunate ones who can migrate south with the birds, then you can continue to enjoy an attractive landscape. If you must stay here on the â€™Shore, you may tend to get frustrated waiting for the spring thaw. As we stare out the window upon the bleak, cold winter landscape, a faraway look comes into our eyes.
We dream of the time when we can again get our hands dirty in our gardening pursuits. For serious gardeners, January is a contemplative month. What grew well last year? What didnâ€™t? Did I experience any significant insect or disease problems in the garden or the landscape? How should I prepare for the upcoming gardening season? And then the boatload of garden-
Tidewater Times January 2020