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Yard & Garden Calendar - February 2020

January 23, 2020

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Check water levels in cut flowers daily.

Check stored produce and flower bulbs for rot, shriveling, or excess moisture. Discard any damaged items.

Most houseplants require less water in the winter because growth is slow or stopped. Check the soil for dryness before watering.

Move houseplants to brighter windows, but don't place plants in drafty places or against cold windowpanes.

Potted spring-flowering bulbs forced into early blooming can make good gifts for a sweetheart. Keep these plants in a bright, cool location for longer-lasting blooms. Forced bulbs make poor garden flowers, and you should discard them as blooms fade.

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