January is often slow as the weather is still too cold for most outdoor gardening.
For us, January is typically about being patient and not falling into the trap of starting seeds too early. Winter sowing, indoor growing, and planning for the coming season are highlights.
We also look after our garlic plants though it is pretty hands-off at this stage of development.
I have not started any seeds for outdoor seedlings in January. I have decided to wait until at least mid-February. Last year I started too early and had to house way too many plants indoors while waiting for the weather to turn.
This caused “a bit of friction” in our household as practically all surfaces were covered with pots, seed strays, and starter pots.
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