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What should I be doing in my yard this time of year (winter) in Southwest OK?

k added on January 12, 2011 | Answered

What should I be doing in my yard this time of year (winter) in southwestern Oklahoma?

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Heather
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Answered on January 14, 2011

At this time, your garden and lawn are at rest. It is best to simply leave it alone. Pruning/cutting, fertilizing and watering right now can cause the plants to come out of dormancy which can cause them damage.

While you do live in a rather warm area, plants still need a rest period. Consider January and February to be a planning period, where you can reflect on what worked over the past year and plan what you will plant and grow for next year.

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