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Gardening has been a lifelong passion for Wende and she’d like to share her passion with her readers. Follow her as she writes about her gardening adventures, lists tasks to do depending on the season, and gives easy to understand gardening advice.

Gardening Task for January (While We Wait For Spring)

care, garden, spring, winter, planning, container gardening

Winter is hard to wait out for a gardener, but there are things that you can do now to prepare for the spring planting season...

Inventory and clean your pot collection. New ones are not cheap, and it's easy to get the old ones back into shape. First, scrape out any residue. Soak very dirty pots in a tub or scrub them with a sponge. Finally, sterilize everything in a diluted bleach solution (1 part bleach to 10 parts water) and air-dry.

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