November Gardening To do list

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November

Gardening To Do List

December gardening

Zone 1

  • Thin dense-growing trees to avoid wind damage

  • Apply mulch around plants after ground freezes
  • Cut back chrysanthemums after bloom; mulch

    heavily or dig and store in basement or garage

  • Set up burlap screens on windward sides of

    choice shrubs

  • Prune deciduous trees and roses after leaves

    have fallen

Zone 2

  • Cut back on feeding houseplants (do not feed

    dormant houseplants)

Zone 3

  • Cut back on feeding houseplants (do not feed

    dormant houseplants)

Zone 4

  • Cover perennial, vegetable, bulb, and strawberry

    beds for winter

  • Plant winter- and spring-flowering bulbs
  • Divide and replant crowded fall-blooming bulbs

    after leaves yellow

  • Buy spring-blooming bulbs
  • Cut back on feeding houseplants (do not feed

    dormant houseplants)

  • Protect roses for winter

Zone 5

  • Plant winter- and spring-flowering bulbs
  • Divide and replant crowded fall-blooming bulbs

    after leaves yellow

  • Buy winter- and spring-blooming bulbs
  • Cut back on feeding houseplants (do not feed

    dormant houseplants)

  • Protect roses for winter

Zone 6

  • Start fall compost pile
  • Plant winter- and spring-flowering bulbs
  • Divide and replant crowded fall-blooming bulbs

    after leaves yellow

  • Buy winter- and spring-blooming bulbs
  • Cut back on feeding houseplants (do not feed

    dormant houseplants)

  • Protect roses for winter

Zone 7

  • Plant ornamental trees
  • Cover perennial, vegetable, bulb, and strawberry

    beds for winter

  • Plant winter- and spring-blooming bulbs
  • Pre-chill tulips and hyacinths for indoor

    forcing

  • Cut back on feeding houseplants (do not feed

    dormant houseplants)

  • Rake lawn to remove debris
  • Protect roses for the winter
  • Prune fall- and winter-flowering shrubs during

    or just after bloom

  • Prune hardy deciduous and evergreen shrubs

    and vines

  • Protect tender plants from frost

Zone 8

  • Lightly cover perennial, vegetable, bulb,

    and strawberry beds for winter

  • Plant winter- and spring-blooming bulbs
  • Cut back on feeding houseplants (do not feed

    dormant houseplants)

  • Plant or repair lawns
  • Plant ornamental grasses
  • Plant winter-blooming perennials
  • Plant bare-root roses
  • Plant bare-root trees, shrubs, and vines
  • Prune fall- and winter-blooming shrubs and

    vines after bloom

  • Plant cool-season or winter vegetable seedlings
  • Sow seeds for cool-season or winter vegetables

Zone 9

  • Plant for winter color with annuals
  • Plant winter- and spring-flowering shrubs
  • Repot cacti and succulents, if essential,

    once they have finished blooming

  • Plant bare-root fruit trees
  • Plant citrus
  • Cut back on feeding houseplants (do not feed

    dormant houseplants)

  • Repair or plant lawns
  • Rake lawns to remove debris
  • Sow frost-tolerant perennials indoors
  • Plant winter-blooming perennials
  • Plant bare-root roses
  • Plant bare-root trees, shrubs, and vines
  • Prune deciduous trees
  • Prune fall- and winter-flowering shrubs and

    vines just after bloom

  • Plant seedlings of cool-season or winter vegetables
  • Sow seeds for cool-season or winter vegetables
  • Protect tender plants from frost

Zone 10

  • Set out winter-blooming annuals
  • Plant winter- and spring-blooming bulbs
  • Repot cacti and succulents, if essential,

    once they have finished blooming

  • Plant bare-root fruit trees
  • Plant citrus
  • Cut back on feeding houseplants (do not feed

    dormant houseplants)

  • Plant winter-blooming perennials
  • Plant bare-root roses
  • Plant bare-root shrubs and vines
  • Prune fall- and winter-flowering shrubs and

    vines just after bloom

  • Plant bare-root trees
  • Sow cool-season or winter vegetable seeds

Zone 11

  • Purchase living Christmas tree (but don’t

    bring it indoors until a week -or less- before

    Christmas)

  • Plan next year’s garden
  • Clean and oil garden tools
  • Drain and winterize garden mechanical equipment

    according to manufacturer’s instructions

  • When you bring in the living Christmas tree,

    keep it away from heating registers

  • Keep gift plants in a cool, light place. Slit

    foil at bottom of pot to keep roots from drowning.

 

 


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