Hopefully, you brought in your tender plants for the winter. Continue protecting container plants from cold temperatures, and don’t forget to water them! We are getting some warm days but that can be misleading. It is best to wait to purchase new plants for your outdoor areas, too. Spring is still a month away. You can, however, still shop for seeds!
Inspect your patio furniture and see what maintenance needs to be done. You can also start shopping for new cushions, as most stores are bringing out their outdoor items now. While you’re at it, Check for winter damage. Snow and rain may have created issues such as drainage problems or rotted wood that will need addressing at the start of the growing season.