Sunday, January 3, 2010

January Ozark Gardening Calendar

Kitchen Garden:
Lime & manure asparagus.

Berry patch:
Gather pine straw for mulching blueberries.
Prune blackberries, blueberries, & grapes (on mild days).
Set out new blackberry plants.
Fertilize blackberries.
Manure raspberries.

Cold frame:
Plant lettuce.

Plant cabbage, onions, leeks, and lettuce.

Cottage Garden:
Fertilize daylilies

Prune fruit trees.
Apply dormant oil spray.
Continue harvesting pecans. Dry in shallow boxes for two weeks before storing in shells for up to six months. Freeze shelled pecans.

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