Lawn - top dress with up to 1/2 inch of compost or enriched topsoil.

 Garden - plant potatoes and onions and cool weather crops. Start planning and prepping your spring garden plots now.

 Flowering plants and trees - Plant fruit and shade trees now! Also plant large shrubs now. Apply dormant oil to fruit trees this month and do you pruning on your shade trees now. This is the best time to plant your bare root trees.

The objective of pruning is to produce strong, healthy, attractive plants. In addition, pruning can be used to stimulate fruit production and increase the value of timber.

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