February Gardening Tips

  • Sharpen pruning equipment and get ready to prune.
  • Start seeds (broccoli, cabbage and spinach especially) indoors in a sunny, warm location for a jumpstart on the season.
  • Sharpen shovels and other equipment to prepare for spring gardening.
  • Plant peas in the garden in late February, as soon as the snow is off the ground.
  • Fertilize fruit trees with nitrogen.
  • Purchase seeds from your favorite nursery or garden center early—before your favorites are all sold out.
  • Become a member of the gardens here, and enjoy all gardening events and workshops offered, with discount prices.
  • Know when to spray and what to watch for. Sign up for pest advisories here