Category Archives: Monthly To-Do Lists

April To-Do List

Planning Continue ordering seeds & supplies.  Budget or no budget, I really need to hurry up and finish this. Maintenance Clean up the garden and prep it for Spring planting.  This always takes longer than I want it to, so … Continue reading

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March To-Do List

Planning Photograph the garden. Continue ordering seeds & supplies. Create this year’s planting schedule. Finalize this year’s crop rotation. Get a tub, tarp, and potting soil for school.  A vacuum might be good as well. Maintenance Sharpen mower blades. Clean … Continue reading

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February To-Do List

Planning Photograph garden. Order seeds, hoop snaps, netting, and tomato trellises. Create this year’s planting schedule. Maintenance Sharpen mower blades. Clean and sharpen pruners. Get a tub, potting soil, and tarp for the houseplants at school. Landscaping Update bird feeders … Continue reading

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January’s To-Do List

Winter has finally arrived.  We have not had any deep freezes yet, but the winter storms are here with a vengeance.  I have finally conceded defeat on several of my projects and am chucking them off the list until things … Continue reading

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December 2011: To-Do List

I know I’ve been bad about posting lately.  The short days combined with my busy schedule have been getting in the way.  Hopefully I will get back on track during Christmas Break.  Hopefully I will also be able to get … Continue reading

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Garden Chores: November 2011

Planning Where are the drainage problems? Look at pictures from this summer. What do I like?  What don’t I like? Maintenance Check on plants under eaves and in the cold frame.  Are they getting enough water? Update bird feeders and … Continue reading

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Garden Chores: October 2011

Planning * Buy garlic and spring bulbs. * Visit nurseries to get ideas for fall shrubs.  I can’t afford to buy any (those darned bulbs are expensive) but I can jot down names and possibly make room for them in … Continue reading

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September 2011: Garden Chores To-Do List

Each month, I create a to-do list for my garden, knowing that the vast majority of it will not get checked off.  In fact, several items on this month’s list are carried over from last month.  Still, the checklist helps … Continue reading

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