Do you want to know what to plant in January? Here we tell you!
January is probably one of the most critical months for our garden because it is the starting point that will depend on the harvest in spring and summer. When the new year begins, and we have excellent purposes for him as planting vegetables and culinary plants.
Discover what to plant in January
This season it is essential to seek plants to withstand frigid and also strong winds.
Vegetable grounds are small (iceberg lettuce, leaf lettuce oak, white onion, lettuce COPT, lettuce iron), but we recommend planting another type of vegetable in January unless you do it in a covered greenhouse plastic to protect your crop from the cold and wind.
As you can see, everything is reduced to onion and lettuce, but are the only vegetables that can tolerate cold this time.
However, you can plant produced campuses ecological and natural ways that have the certificate of authenticity of organic produce like carrots mini carrots of different colors, arugula, different types of chard and lettuce, different varieties of cabbage, radishes, spinach, beans, peas and so on.
It is also essential to know that you can sow vegetable seeds in January, provided, do not forget that some of them must be protected from the cold seedbed.
These seeds from which schools can get have to be transplanted at the end of winter or early spring. Therefore, it is desirable to start preparing the ground to perform transplants then.
Eggplant, cabalaza, celery, squash, cucumber, melon, tomato, and pepper itself must be planted in frost-free seedbed while endive, onion, leek, and lettuce are more resistant cold. Therefore it is not necessary that protect them.
Sowing seeds directly in the garden soil
- Broad beans,
- Green peas,
- Yellow chard,
- Remolacha, beatable o barrage,
- Turnip table,
- turnip greens,
Moreover, potatoes and garlic are perfect for planting vegetables in the garden in January, as they are productive and give excellent results. However, it is essential to remember that the potatoes need a volume of a substrate or minimum land 10 liters to develop properly, while for each garlic clove you want to plant in your urban or traditional garden will need about a minimum volume of substrate or land of 3 liters.
For parsley and spinach, it is imminent that you cover the ground with straw or other material to keep the plants sheltered from the cold, especially frost.
Garden calendar in January
- Plant shrubs and trees bare-root, watering well after planting and during the following weeks.
- Pruning trees and deciduous shrubs, as well as climbing plants.
- You may not shrubs that bloom before their sprouting, such as hydrangeas, because if you do, it will not thrive in spring.
- Plant the plants last autumn-winter season as persicum cyclamen, the perennis Bellis, the primula acaulis, and so on.
- Plant the bulbs last fall so they can bloom in winter-spring.
- Reduces watering frequency to prevent botrytis.