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Sowing calendar for January: favorable days for seedlings

Yulia PoteriankoLife
January is the time to start working on seedlings and the future garden

A third of winter is over and the new garden season is closer than it seems. Experienced gardeners begin preparations for the sowing season as early as January. In particular, you can already prepare seedlings for spring and sow flowers that take a long time to germinate and take root.

You can check the order of work with the sowing calendar published by OBOZ.UA. It lists favorable dates for working with seeds and seedlings, as well as good dates for any other gardening activities and preparing them for spring.

Favorable days for sowing and planting are January 3-9, 14, 15, 18-20, 23-25, 30, 31.

Unfavorable days for gardening are January 10-13, 25.

Good days for working with root crops:

  • radish - 3-7, 23, 24, 30, 31;
  • onions for greens, chives - 3-7, 14-20, 23, 24, 30, 31;
  • garlic - 3-9, 30, 31;
  • leeks - 6, 7, 30, 31;
  • sweet potatoes - 3-9, 18-20, 30, 31.

Good days for working with vegetables:

  • tomatoes - 14, 15, 18-20, 23, 24;
  • peppers, eggplants - 6, 7, 14, 15, 18-24;
  • cucumbers - 6, 7, 14, 15, 18-24;
  • broccoli, cauliflower - 3-5, 23, 24, 30, 31;
  • early cabbage, kale - 3-5, 30, 31;
  • medium and late cabbage - 3-5, 18, 19, 23, 24, 30, 31;
  • peas and other pods - 3-5, 18-24, 30, 31;
  • petiolate celery - 6, 7, 30, 31;
  • asparagus - 18, 19, 23, 24;
  • zucchini, pumpkins and gourds - 14-16, 18-24;
  • mushroom mycelium - 3-9, 18-20, 30, 31.

Good days for sowing greens and herbs, particularly for microgreen and home growing:

  • salads, chicory - 16-19, 23, 24;
  • spinach - 14-20, 23, 24;
  • arugula, watercress, leaf mustard - 6, 7, 16-20;
  • chard, sorrel - 16, 17;
  • dill, parsley, cilantro - 14-20, 23, 24;
  • basil, oregano, rosemary and other spicy herbs - 1-5, 18-20, 23, 24, 28-31;
  • medicinal and tea crops - 16, 17;
  • microgreens - 14-17, 23, 24.

Good days for working in the berry and fruit garden:

  • 6, 7, 18-24 for strawberries.

Favorable days for sowing and germinating ornamental plants:

  • annuals - 1-5, 18-20, 23, 24, 28-31;
  • bulbs and tubers - 1, 2, 6, 7, 14, 15, 18-22, 28, 29;
  • herbaceous perennials - 1-5, 18-20, 23, 24, 28-31;
  • conifers - 1, 2, 28, 29;
  • vines - 1, 2, 8, 9, 21, 22, 28, 29;
  • large-sized plants - 11, 26, 27;
  • greenhouse green manure - 1, 2, 8, 9, 16, 17, 19, 20, 23, 24, 28, 29.

The best days for different types of gardening in January 2024 will be the following dates

  • seed germination - 3-7, 10, 14, 15, 18-21, 23, 24, 30, 31;
  • picking, thinning - 3-5, 10, 30, 31;
  • preparation of substrates - 10, 25;
  • watering - 6, 7, 14, 15, 18-20, 23-25;
  • fertilizing with organic fertilizers - 6, 7;
  • fertilizing with mineral fertilizers - 14, 15, 18, 20, 23, 24;
  • pruning, rejuvenation, shaping - 6-9, 11;
  • pest and disease control - 1, 2, 10-13, 21, 22, 26-29;
  • protection against rodents - 1, 2, 21, 22, 28, 29;
  • preventive treatments - 1, 2, 8, 9, 21, 22, 28, 29;
  • harvesting, checking cuttings - 14, 15, 18-20, 23, 24;
  • vaccination and budding - 11, 14, 15, 23, 24;
  • inspection of pipes and communications - 1-4, 18, 19, 25-31;
  • cleaning, repair - 1-10, 25-31;
  • work in greenhouses and hotbeds - 11, 14, 15, 25-27;
  • snow retention - 12, 13, 26, 27;
  • checking shelters on plants - 8, 9, 21, 22;
  • salting and pickling - 16-20.

Earlier, OBOZ.UA told how to properly prune garden plants in winter.

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