The year begins and it is time to renew the garden with those vegetables and fruits of the season. A difficult time to grow due to the low temperatures and the typical cold season rains.
But you do not have to look for excuses not to start the work so we better review the crop calendar for the month of january for like this know what to plant in the garden at this time.
A peaceful month
Unlike what happens in the spring and summer, the garden is less demanding in the winter. The tasks are few and rather it is about taking care of what there is. However, there is always a chance to see the results, especially if you grow some aromatics that will not suffer the ravages of the cold.
Like December, January is a good month to grow thyme, rosemary, sage, or lavender. You can take advantage of the tranquility of the time to take care of them and then they arrive in the best conditions at the time of splendor. Take the opportunity to clean up its damaged parts and carry out pruning.
January is a pruning month in general, so you can also take advantage of trim deciduous fruit trees.
Winter sowing and harvesting
Despite the forecast, winter gives us the opportunity to see different seasonal vegetables grow and develop. It’s time to sow garlic and beans or of gather typical cold weather vegetables like spinach, onions, chard, celery, cauliflower.
In addition, there are trees that are at the ideal time for harvest, such as citrus. You can too plant plum, almond, pear and apple trees.
Remember to have protective blankets and plastics and check the irrigation conditions well because at this time the earth takes longer to absorb the water so you do not want to suffer from flooding.