March To-Do

MARCH Gardening To-Do List

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Zone 3

  • Order seeds

  • Sow seeds for hardy spring-blooming plants

  • Remove mulch from early bulbs

  • Cut back on feeding houseplants (do not feed dormant houseplants)

  • Sow seeds for cool-weather vegetables

  • Sow frost-tolerant perennials indoors

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Zone 4

  • Plant bare root trees

  • Cut back on feeding houseplants (do not feed dormant houseplants)

  • Sow seeds for cool-weather vegetables

  • Sow frost-tolerant perennials indoors

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Zone 5

  • Plant dormant, hardy container and balled and burlapped plants

  • Sow seeds of warm-season annuals indoors

  • Remove winter mulch, lightly cultivate soil if thawed

  • Prune out winter damage

  • Apply dormant spray to fruit trees

  • Plant or transplant frost-tolerant perennials

  • Sow seeds for tender perennials indoors

  • Plant bare-root roses

  • Plant bare-root trees, shrubs, and vines

  • Prune winter-blooming shrubs and vines just after bloom

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