New to you! Each month our garden staff will be providing valuable tips to help you in your gardening journey. February’s tips come from our garden tech, Jake Torok.
Get your supplies ready! Seed starting is just around the corner.
Start looking at your seed packets and taking note of which ones need to be started in order to be able to be transplanted outside as soon as their tolerance allows!
Peppers, thyme, and brassica family members (kale, broccoli, cauliflower) should be started indoors mid-late February! This will give them a good chance to germinate and be ready to plant outside in your garden after the danger of frost has passed!
Do you have any established sage plants in your garden? Now is the perfect time to start pruning them back and getting them ready for the new season! Here’s a fun resource on tips and tricks for when pruning your sage plants! Prune Your Sage
If you plan to add slow-growing plants to your garden, February is the time to start them indoors. Onions, celery, pansies, and petunias are just a few seeds that should be started very early for the best results.