Monthly Calendar – Adjusting

Q: A lot of us in other parts of Georgia read your monthly garden calendar. Could you tell us how to adjust your gardening hints to our area?

A: SOUTH of Atlanta

Since it gets hotter earlier and cooler later in south Georgia, try this: move my suggestions backwards by a month from February until June (March tips would become hints for February, etc). Use the June through September hints in the months from June until October. You can then use the October through December hints for November through January.

NORTH of Atlanta

It’s colder earlier and cooler later in north Georgia, so try this: move my suggestions forward by a month from February until May (March tips would become hints for April, etc). Use the June through October hints in the months June thru September. You can then use the November through January hints as shown.