As soon as frost is out of the ground, grass seed can be sown.
A top dressing of manure will help the daffodils.
Avoid the spring rush by having your mower blades sharpened now.
Begin potting up new seedlings.
Be sure to complete new rose selection, and send in your order as soon as possible.
Check out one of the great flower shows this month in Boston, New York or Philadelphia.
Check the potting shed to be sure you have enough labels, raffia, string, fertilizer, insecticide etc., for the upcoming growing season.
Cherries, Plums and Peaches can be pruned now.
Cut and bring indoors some branches of quince for forcing.
Cuttings can be taken from Begonias as the plants begin to grow.
Cyclamens, Poinsettias and Christmas Cherries can be put in the cellar to rest.
Don't be too hasty in removing winter protection from evergreens and Boxwood.
Don't let a warmish sunny day tempt you into removing winter mulch too early.
Finish spraying dormant oil.
Firm in small shrubbery if an early thaw comes.
Fuchsias can be brought up from the cellar and placed in a plant window.
Gently remove winter mulch from bulb beds.
Hardwood ashes can go on Grapes, Iris and Delphiniums.
If ordering perennials, and you haven't done so already, send in your order now.
Keep all bird feeding stations well stocked.
Leaf cuttings can be taken of your house plant, Sansevieria.
Look over rose arbors to make sure that they are sound and sturdy.
Make sure plants in coldframe are moist.
Many of your house plants can be repotted this month.
New gardeners, or if you are gardening in a new location, should first have a soil sample taken to determine fertility.
Order strawberry plants for spring planting.
Perennial beds can be top-dressed with a commercial fertilizer such as 4-8-6 or 4-8-8.
Plant sweet peas and edible peas now.
Prune shade trees.
Rake up drifted leaves from around the house or outbuilding foundation.
Remember to give Marigolds a pinch of super phosphate per plant.
Roll and rake lawn areas now if needed.
Start hotbeds now and sow seeds of tender and half-hardy plants in them.
Sow seeds of snapdragons, verbena and petunias indoors.
To circumvent the borers, burn over your Iris this month.
Tuberous Begonias and Caladiums can be started indoors now.
Wait for the buds to break on roses before pruning.
When Delphiniums appear above ground, water them with a weak solution of lime sulphur.