Cut out the oldest stems at ground level to rejuvenate old lilacs and forsythias.
The common snowberry (Symphoricarpos albus [L.] Blake) is a valuable wildlife plant due to its production of fruit in late fall and winter.
Use a certified professional arborist to prune large branches on mature trees.
Attracting hummingbirds, butterflies and honey bees, lobelia thrives in sun to part shade and will tolerate average to wet soil.
If a cutting garden is in your plans, click the link for a list of flowers to consider for beautiful, colorful displays indoors or out!
Cyclamen plants make beautiful Valentine’s Day gifts. Their cherry red and pink flowers are an excellent choice.
Reapply deer repellents at temperatures above 32ºF to avoid contact freeze injury.
Sow pansy and geranium seeds now.
Start slow-to-germinate and slow-to-grow herbs such as parsley now.
If you want to plant indoor bulbs or keep them for next season, let the leaves continue to grow and don’t trim back foliage until it has turned yellow.