Atlanta Botanical Gardens | January Gardening Tips


  • Prune summer-blooming shrubs: abelia, althea, peegee hydrangea, St. John’s wort, crape myrtle and chaste tree.
  • During dry periods, plant or transplant dormant trees and shrubs.
  • Cut back and clean up perennial borders and top dress with aged manure or compost.
  • Start cool season veggies from seed to set out on Valentine’s Day.