January in the Garden

As I write this blog post, beautiful snow is falling and we even made a snow man this morning. This year I am starting to post more about growing your own garden. January in North Texas can be chilly but also can be really nice outside, and if you are like me then the need to get out of the house grows on cold days. Here is a list of some things to do in your garden during the Month of January.


January Garden To Do’s


  • Finish planting pre-chilled bulbs like daffodils, hyacinth, muscari, and tulips - if you are behind still and didn’t get them in December.

  • Cold hardy transplants tucked in outside - pansies, snapdragons, kale, Swiss chard, calendulas, dianthus, and sweet peas to name a few. Spinach and snap peas mid to late in the month.

  • Transplant plants during this dormant period. I have a lantana or two that I would like to move.

  • Anemones, ranunculus, asparagus, berries, English peas, grapes, onions, potatoes, and other fruit and pecan trees


Sunday is supposed to be 70 degrees so make a plan now to get outside and work in your garden.