Go ahead and plant seeds indoors for a head start this spring. (DepositPhotos)
Perennials and Bulbs
If you’ve been chilling bulbs for winter forcing, they can be brought out once they have plenty of roots and have been chilled for 2-4 months.
Plant gift bulbs—such as amaryllis and paperwhites—in containers.
Inspect your stored , and remove any rotten or diseased ones. If they are looking dry or wrinkled, mist the storage medium with a little water. tender bulbs
Start seeds indoors in a warm window or under a grow light.
Annuals and Containers
Watch out for pot breakage due to freezing! Keep container plants in protected areas, and move empty pots into storage.
Add some color and cheer to your containers by tucking in evergreen cuttings or berries.
Don’t forget to water your containers.
Keep lawns clear of leaves (or mulch them into the lawn). (DepositPhotos) Lawns
Even cool-season grasses are going dormant by now. Keep leaves picked up, or mulch some into the lawn. Minimize the stress on your lawn by raking gently.
Avoid walking or driving on frozen grass.
Grapevine cuttings are great for making wreaths. (DepositPhotos) Fruits and Vegetables
In cold climates, winterize blackberry and raspberry canes by bundling the canes, bending them over to the ground, and covering with soil or mulch.
Zones 8 and warmer can enjoy planting and tending to winter vegetables such as spinach, broccoli, cabbage, and lettuce.
Prepare beds for planting in the spring.