Home and Garden To-Do for January

Did you check your furnace filter last month? If not, you should check it now to ensure efficient operation.

With the colder temperatures, you may want to review the settings on your thermostat and humidifier. You want a compromise between a comfortable temperature, low energy use, and not so much humidity that condensation becomes a problem.

In the garden, if you haven't already done so, water rhododendrons and wrap in burlap, and hill up roses.

Plan any new gardens or changes to your existing gardens. By starting now, you can take your time and enjoy the process.

Review planting dates for any vegetable garden seeds that you plan to start indoors.

Want to know more about maintaining your home? Just ask me, I'll be happy to help.

--Peter

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