New Year's Resolutions for the Garden


Our readers recently shared their New Year's Resolutions for the Garden:

"I resolve to replace the overgrown shrubs around our mailbox."
~ Mavis Burdett, Silver Spring, MD 

"My new years resolution for my garden is to increase the health of my soil biology!"
Caity Valley, Washington, DC 

"My resolutions are to plant more native plants and do better at weeding this year!"
~ Katie Rapp, Gaithersburg, MD 

"My garden resolution is to use more compost and earth friendly products for my garden and yard."
~ Kathy Pongor, Savage, MD 

"My New Year's gardening resolution is to do a better job keeping up with prolific plants that spread about and to take out volunteer trees and shrubs before they become too big and are hard to deal with."
Dorothy Cichra, Silver Spring, MD 

"My resolution is to start gardening earlier in the season and mulch more."
~ Kathy May, Kensington, MD

"Our resolution for our home garden is to replant our front yard in the spring and to have fun mapping it out on paper this winter. We have just remodeled and added a front porch. We are looking forward to some old favorites like azaleas as well as adding more hydrangeas and winterberry hollies. Also thinking of a few plants we can have in pots on the porch steps and up on the actual porch. I have been keeping lists and pictures of things I love so will be fun to pull it all together ..."
~ Karen Sutter, Arlington VA

"Resolution - to get everything planted that is sitting in my driveway!"
~ Wendy Brister, Wrightsville PA 


"New Year's Resolution: Consistent and continuing weeding effort!"
~ Judy Daniel, Washington, DC

What gardening resolutions have you made this year?



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