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January-February. Gardening Calendar


January-February works in the Garden. The work we do in the garden in January and February.

January and February are relatively quiet months in the garden.

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Vegetable garden


  • At the end of January and in February, we prune the vines
  • Sprinkle after pruning
  • Winter fertilization
  • Preparing for the next important season. Make supports

Trees, shrubs and climbing trees

  • Planting bare-root fruit or ornamental plants
  • We plant bare-root roses of all types
  • We prune to increase flowering and fruiting and to give the plant a desired shape. The time of pruning depends on the climate of the area and the condition and health of the plant

Perennial herbaceous plants

  • We divide the perennial deciduous plants
  • Cutting new beds
  • Deep pruning of some species (e.g. geraniums)
  • We multiply chrysanthemums


  • We dig regularly
  • Remove dead leaves
  • Supply and store seeds and bulbs
  • Cover in case of frost

Turf, Sod

  • Remove fallen leaves
  • Reduce watering
  • Topdressing of cold-friendly grass species
  • Aerate the soil


  • We keep plants indoors and away from heaters
  • We do not remove the dry leaves from those in the garden
  • We multiply orchid species that produce bulbs


  • We prune
  • We do preventive plant protection

Ecological gardening

  • We continue the process of composting
  • We control the snail population with the help of ash

Acidophilous plants

  • Protect from the cold, especially the gardenias
  • We can transplant camellias that are in bloom, because, unlike all plants, they are dormant
  • In rhododendrons, we only remove the inflorescences, but we can prune and give the plant the desired shape and volume
  • We prune dry branches

Cacti and succulents

  • We do not fertilize
  • We do not water
  • We make sure that the area where our plants are located is well ventilated
  • We take measures to protect them from severe cold
  • Transplant in February


  • Protect from frost with plastic sheets and manure
  • Preventive application of fungicide


  • Remove leaves or litter that fall into the ponds
  • Try to avoid ice formation

NOTE: Please read carefully. Please read carefully. There may be variation due to microclimate or climate change. Please consult your agronomist.

Source: Garden & Garden Book. Garden and Veranda – Taxiarchis Andritsopoulos, Nikos Thymakis – Publications Ath. Stamoulis


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