December Garden Checklist for Zones 5 and 6

Decembers flower is the Holly.

  • Trim junipers, pines, and firs moderately and use the trimmed branches to decorate for the holidays.
  • Order Seed catalogs
  • Purchase Amaryllis and Paperwhite bulbs for indoor winter blooms
  • Place protective boards over shrubs near buildings to deflect snow sliding from the roof.
  • Reduce watering of indoor plants
  • Consider purchasing a live Christmas tree for your home.
  • Enjoy the holidays and plan for your garden for the upcoming season

Source: London Middlesex Master Gardeners

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