Extension Spotlight

Fall Garden Cleaning


November 2, 2023

What practical garden tasks need to be done in fall? Well, here is one that does not have to be done: raking leaves. Use your mower to break up the leaves and feed the soil and give nutrients to the grass.

If you like a nice green spring lawn, then do a fall winter fertilization for the grass to feed the roots and develop a healthy root system. In the spring, the lawn will green up sooner. Continue to water your lawn especially as this has been a dry fall.

Watering your trees before the ground freezes will help them start the winter season hydrated. Planting any trees or shrubs a month before...

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