Tips from Olle Garden Bed: for Gardening in December – Ollegardens website

Tips from Olle Garden Bed: for Gardening in December

Provide a list of tasks you need to perform in the garden during December. Please find out the garden area you identified in the menu above. Look for cold resistant areas. The following content also has some reference value for raised garden beds.

raised garden bed

Zone 1

Continue to trim deciduous trees and roses

In the coldest areas, protect the roses with soil cones or wire baskets filled with insulating materials

Keep the plants in the gift room as cool and bright as possible

To prevent damage, please brush the snow on the evergreen branches

Keep the living Christmas tree away from the hot air register

Ordering Seed and Nursery Catalogs

Zone 2

Reduce the feeding of indoor plants (do not feed dormant indoor plants)

Water pistils every week until they bloom

Water living Christmas tree (ice cubes are very effective)

Pre cooled tulips and hyacinths, forced into the room

Zone 3

Reduce the feeding of indoor plants (do not feed dormant indoor plants)

Water pistils every week until they bloom

Water living Christmas tree (ice cubes are very effective)

Pre cooled tulips and hyacinths, forced into the room

Zone 4

Reduce the feeding of indoor plants (do not feed dormant indoor plants)

Water living Christmas tree (ice cubes are very effective)

Pre cooled tulips and hyacinths, forced into the room

Zone 5

Reduce the feeding of indoor plants (do not feed dormant indoor plants)

Water living Christmas tree (ice cubes are very effective)

Pre cooled tulips and hyacinths, forced into the room

raised garden bed

Zone 6

Reduce the feeding of indoor plants (do not feed dormant indoor plants)

Water living Christmas tree (ice cubes are very effective)

Pre cooled tulips and hyacinths, forced into the room

Zone 7

Order Seed

Planting ornamental trees

Apply dormant spray on ornamental trees

Pre cooled tulips and hyacinths, forced into the room

Water Living Christmas Tree

Frozen resistant perennial plant of sow

Pruning winter flowering shrubs during or after flowering

Pruning cold resistant deciduous and evergreen trees

Protect young plants from frost

Zone 8

Order Seed

Sowing for hardy spring flowering plants

Planting bulbs that bloom in winter and spring

Planting fruit trees

Reduce the feeding of indoor plants (do not feed dormant indoor plants)

Water Living Christmas Tree

Planting bare root roses

Pruning cold resistant dormant deciduous trees, shrubs and vines

Pruning winter flowering shrubs and vines after flowering

Planting bare root trees, shrubs and vines

Apply dormancy spray to trees

Sowing cool season or winter vegetables

Planting or transplanting cold season or winter vegetables

Protect young plants from frost

Zone 9

Order Seed

Sowing for hardy spring flowering plants

Planting winter and spring flowering shrubs

Buy bulbs that bloom in summer

Cacti and succulents, if necessary, once they have finished flowering

Planting bare root fruit trees

Plant citrus

Apply dormant spray to fruit trees

Reduce the feeding of indoor plants (do not feed dormant indoor plants)

Water Living Christmas Tree

Sowing frost resistant perennial plants indoors

Planting or transplanting frost resistant perennial seedlings outdoors

Planting bare root roses

Apply the sleeping spray to the roses

Planting bare root trees, shrubs and vines

Pruning shrubs and vines that bloom in autumn and winter after flowering

Planting perennial bare root vegetables

Planting or transplanting cold season or winter vegetables

Sowing cool season or winter vegetables

Protect young plants from frost

raised garden bed

Zone 10

Order Seed

Set annual plants for the cool season

Sowing for the cold resistant bulbs that bloom in spring

Planting bulbs that bloom in winter and spring

Cacti and succulents, if necessary, once they have finished flowering

Apply dormant spray on fruit trees

Planting bare root fruit trees

Plant citrus

Protect citrus from frost damage

Reduce the feeding of indoor plants (do not feed dormant indoor plants)

Water Living Christmas Tree

A perennial plant that blooms in winter

Planting bare root roses

Apply dormant spray to the roses

Planting bare rooted shrubs and vines

Apply dormant spray to trees, shrubs and vines

Pruning shrubs and vines that bloom in autumn and winter after flowering

Planting bare root trees

Planting perennial bare root vegetables

Sowing cold season vegetable seeds

Planting vegetable seedlings in cool season

Zone 11

Buy a live Christmas tree (but don't bring it indoors until a week or less before Christmas)

Plan the garden next year

Cleaning and oil tools

Drainage and winter garden machinery according to manufacturer's instructions

When you bring a living Christmas tree, please keep it away from the heating recorder

Keep the gift plants in a cool, bright place. Open foil at the bottom of the pot to prevent the root from drowning.

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