Spread manure or compost over the garden and plow it under, if you did not do so in the fall, then wait for the summer season to enrich your SUBSOIL by adding organ8ic matter and composted manure , such as: Composted chicken or horse manure..
Remember to refrain from adding FRESH MANURE into the soil as it will BURN THE ROOTS.
Compost manure prior to adding to soil as rule of GREEN THUMB>
Plant hardy vegetables and other cool-season crops NOW , such as lettuce, cabbage, broccoli, beets, carrots, radishes, turnips, spinach, peas, and cauliflower.
Start seeds of warm-season vegetables indoors for the coming SPRING growing season,such as eggplants ,peppers and basil,,.etc..
Make successive plantings of vegetables so that you have a continuous harvest throughout the growing season.
Get WOOD/Natural untreated lumbar for plant beds or seed boxes ready for growing plants such as tomato, pepper.
Go native and plant CALALOO (S.Florida Spinach) .
Wooden raised beds give protection against excessive heat or cold as they insulate root system.
Deadhead flowers to encourage new blooms.
Refrigerated bulbs should now be planted in prepared beds. Provide a layer of mulch for protection from cold temperatures.
Plant cool-season annuals such as marigold and nasturtium, in the garden beds to BEAUTIFY the vegetable garden and invite butterflies and bees pollinators
You can start seeds of warm-season flowers now to have transplants ready for spring.
Plant any trees and shrubs now. Water until established.
Fertilize established fruit trees using Organic FERTILIZERS ONLY such as composted horse or chicken manure.. Cover manure with top soil. Always!!!
Prune any damaged or dead branches from your trees and shrubs.
To control scale on fruit trees, apply horticultural oil like NEEM OIL while plants are dormant and NOT at HOT TEMP direct sun..
Ensure that your garden is watered if it is getting less than 1 inch of rain per week.
You can apply dormant oil spray to deciduous fruit trees. Prune dormant fruit trees if needed.
Use lukewarm water to wash any dust off of your houseplants; check them for any diseases or insects.
Replace any chemical pesticides to kill weeds by using alternatives such as VINEGAR.