Timely Tips for Getting Your Garden Ready for Winter

 


Article by: Yvonne Cunnington

It's fall , Dangers in the Garden: Animals - time to forget about the garden, , Aromatic Red Cedar Lawn Furniture - Add A Touch Of Luxury right? Not so fast - getting your garden , Teak Benches ready for winter , Japanese Beetles in the Roses can make a big difference next spring. , Garden Hot Tubs

Instead of playing catch-up and fixing winter's damage, you'll be out gardening , Aromatic Red Cedar Lawn Furniture - Add A Touch Of Luxury and enjoying your yard , How To Ensure Early Bulbs Bloom, Year After Year as soon as the first spring , Aromatic Red Cedar Lawn Furniture - Add A Touch Of Luxury bulbs come up. A final garden , Japanese Beetles in the Roses cleanup is the first priority, so here's a checklist for the fall , Creating a Balanced Garden Pond jobs to do around the yard , Wood Fences: Installing Wood Fences for the Homeowner and flower garden. , Ellepots/Paper Pots

To do: Around the yard , Dangers in the Garden: Animals and flowerbeds
  • Until the ground freezes hard, continue to water , Wild Flower Garden - Make Amends...Your Plants Will Love It woody plants, , Aperitif Hybrid Tea Rose especially trees , 10 Tips to Care for Your Antique Ceramics and shrubs , Sprucing Up Your Garden With Solar just planted this season , Teak Garden Benches and all evergreens. Evergreens especially need a good store of moisture , Toxic Pollutants & Their Effect on Fish Health going into winter , How To Ensure Early Bulbs Bloom, Year After Year because they don't lose their leaves, which means they continue to transpire (give off water , Teak Garden Benches vapor) through the cold , Toxic Pollutants & Their Effect on Fish Health months.
  • This is a good time to transplant shrubs , Summer Vacation and Your Pond or small trees , Leaf Blowers that you have earmarked for relocation. Do this job when the leaves turn color , Who Sells Flower Bulbs? and begin to fall. , Testing Your Soil
  • In most regions, autumn , Dangers in the Garden: Animals is also an ideal time to plant , Aperitif Hybrid Tea Rose new trees , Accentuate Your Home with an Address Plaque and shrubs, , Growing Vegetables and Fruit by Organic Gardening as there's still time for woody plants , Homemade Hydroponics System Plan to make good root , Tuberous Begonias growth.
  • Put plastic , Cactus Grafting: Lophophora Williamsii to Trichocereus Candicans as a Rapid Propagation Technique or wire mesh tree , Growing Vegetables and Fruit by Organic Gardening guards around the slender trunks of any new trees , Garden Hot Tubs and shrubs , Colorado Blue Spruce And Lush Red Roses to protect them from gnawing animals such as rabbits and mice. Make sure tree , How to Grow African Violets guards reach high enough, over the snow , How To Ensure Early Bulbs Bloom, Year After Year line.
  • Don't cut roses , Homemade Hydroponics System Plan back now - wait until early spring. , Snow Blowers Hill up hybrid tea roses , Are There Really Black s? with soil , Garden Hot Tubs for winter , Aperitif Hybrid Tea Rose protection if necessary.
  • Pull out frost-killed annuals, , Garden Sheds: Wood Finishing and Weatherproofing Tips and plant , Leaf Blowers remains from the vegetable garden, , Tuberous Begonias and add spent plant , Decorate Your House With Specialty Trees material to your compost , Affordable Landscaping to Add Curb Appeal to Your Home heap or home , Tuberous Begonias compost unit.
  • Whether you cut down dying perennial , Dangers in the Garden: Animals foliage or not when you're getting the garden , Organic ing - A Growing Trend ready for winter , Dangers in the Garden: Animals is up to you. Some gardeners like to leave seed , Wood Fences: Installing Wood Fences for the Homeowner heads and dried foliage for winter , Garden Hot Tubs interest and to feed birds, , Accentuate Your Home with an Address Plaque while others prefer to leave neat beds , Lawn Moles and Proper Lawn Care ready for a show of spring-flowering bulbs. , Making a Garden Pond With a Pond Liner But remember: whatever you clean up now, you don't have to worry about in the spring. , Who Sells Flower Bulbs?
  • Do one last weeding of your flowerbeds, and discard any weeds , Understanding Soil Nutrients with seeds , Aromatic Red Cedar Lawn Furniture - Add A Touch Of Luxury in the garbage instead of the compost. , Toxic Pollutants & Their Effect on Fish Health You don't want those pesky seeds , How to Choose Your Garden Furniture and Make It Last sprouting in your garden , 10 Tips to Care for Your Antique Ceramics next spring. , Growing Vegetables and Fruit by Organic Gardening
  • Consider shredding leaves and using them as winter , Japanese Beetles in the Roses mulch on flowerbeds. You can also add shredded leaves to the compost , Dangers in the Garden: Animals pile. In a season , Aperitif Hybrid Tea Rose or so, they'll make compost, , Accentuate Your Home with an Address Plaque the best organic , Wood Fences: Installing Wood Fences for the Homeowner treat your garden , Making a Splash with Water Features in the soil can get. (Use a chipper shredder, , Aperitif Hybrid Tea Rose if you have one, or just run your lawn , Making a Garden Pond With a Pond Liner mower over leaves.)


To do: Last-minute lawn , Sprucing Up Your Garden With Solar care
  • Rake fall , Testing Your Soil leaves off your lawn. , Moles and Proper Lawn Care Leaving them on will smother the grass. , Who Sells Flower Bulbs?
  • If you spray your lawn , How to Grow African Violets to kill weeds, , How to Win the War Against Slugs and Snails the month of October is about the most effective time for this job.
  • Apply winterizing lawn , How to Grow African Violets fertilizer.
  • Do a final grass , Snow Blowers cutting. Long grass , Snow Blowers encourages low-temperature fungi.
  • Why not get your mower , Making a Garden Pond With a Pond Liner serviced and its blade sharpened in late fall , Are There Really Black Roses? so it will be ready for you in the spring?


Now you can put your feet up and relax, sure in the knowledge that your garden , Organic ing - A Growing Trend is all snug for its winter , Are There Really Black Roses? nap.
Yvonne Cunnington - EzineArticles Expert Author
Garden writer, photographer and lecturer Yvonne Cunnington gardens , Cactus Grafting: Lophophora Williamsii to Trichocereus Candicans as a Rapid Propagation Technique on a country acreage, where she has plenty of space to try out the new plants , Snow Blowers and garden , 10 Tips to Care for Your Antique Ceramics design ideas that she writes about. She is the author of a book for beginner gardeners, Clueless in the Garden: A Guide for the Horticulturally Helpless. For more gardening , Toxic Pollutants & Their Effect on Fish Health tips, visit her website, http://www.flower-gardening-made-easy.com

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