Winterizing Tips for Your Lawn and Garden

 


Article by: John Biondi

Your outdoor plants , Garden Gnomes Inspire Cult Following Worldwide have worked hard for you all summer, , The Truth About Geraniums making your yard , Growing and Caring for Your Bamboo a place , Palm Tree Lamps you're proud to call home. , How to Build Your Own Backyard Bat Cave Properly winterizing your lawn , How to Grow Organic Cigar Tobacco and garden , Greenhouse ing as a Hobby is an important step toward healthy , Gardening Tips, Hints and Advice soil, lush grass, , Brilliant Beetroot! and happy plants , Tip-top Trailing s for Containers next year. Remember to take care of your outdoor accessories, , How To Build A Patio Cover including your lawn , Palm Tree Lamps equipment, gardening , How To Build A Patio Cover tools, and all of your lawn , Riding Mowers Parts and garden , US Flag History decor. A little time spent this autumn , Designing Your Garden to Attract Hummingbirds will make your gardening , The Truth About Geraniums and landscaping , How To Build A Patio Cover efforts easier and more enjoyable next spring! , Fertilizing Your Water Lilies...

Let's start with the easy jobs - First remember to store all of your lawn , Pond Liners - Which One to Use? and garden , Outdoor Kitchens: Attention All Cooks - You've Never Had It This Good! decor including fragile planters, gazing balls, and your deck furniture. , Greenhouse Gardening as a Hobby Unglazed terra cotta planters left filled with soil outside , The Use of Color in Your Landscape will often break in the freezing temperatures , Growing Organic! Herbs, Flowers and Fruit so it is best to clean them and place , Greenhouse Gardening as a Hobby them in a storage area where they are protected from the elements.

Autumn is the time to find your birdfeeders and to start stocking your winter , Dog Days of Summer feeding pantry. Soon your many feathered friends will be flocking to your feeders for that nutritious morsel. Remember to keep your feeders full through the winter , Outdoor Kitchens: Attention All Cooks - You've Never Had It This Good! as the birds , Sampler of Rare Fruits for Fun or Profit need reliable food , Teak Outdoor Furniture sources through the winter , Benefits of Mulch months.

Now that you've done the easy tasks, let's move on to the more mundane winterizing chores. Start by simply cleaning up the vegetable garden. , Growing Organic! Herbs, Flowers and Fruit After the first hard frost, remove the year's annual plants , Online Florists and the dead vegetation. You can add this material to your compost , Pond Liners - Which One to Use? pile, but make sure you're not adding material from diseased or pest-infested plants. , Greenhouse Gardening as a Hobby You'll want to pull perennial weeds , Sampler of Rare Fruits for Fun or Profit before you mulch your garden , Watering and Tending to Your Bamboo Plant Correctly down for the winter. , Hills and Holes: Not Part of Your Landscaping Design?

The best part of fall landscape , Benefits of Mulch chores is planting the spring-blooming bulbs. , Sheds Crocus, tulips, , Growing Tomatoes – A Hobby for Everyone and daffodils are a beautiful , Watering and Tending to Your Bamboo Plant Correctly addition to the early spring landscape. , Palm Tree Lamps

In the yard , Ticks there's the major job of raking leaves. These are great either in the compost , Find Peace And Happiness Through Gardening pile or as direct mulch on the garden. , How to Grow Organic Cigar Tobacco Perennial flowers , Adirondack Chairs - How to Care for and Clean Them may be smothered by a heavy layer of mulch, however. Also, wait to prune , Greenhouse Gardening as a Hobby your trees , Garden Gnomes Inspire Cult Following Worldwide until later in the winter. , Soil, Drainage, and Water

After the ground freezes you can mulch your perennial flowers , Creating Wildlife Gardens and newly planted trees. , Gardening Tips, Hints and Advice Certain shrubs , Adirondack Chairs - How to Care for and Clean Them will need to be wrapped in burlap to protect them from wind damage, sun , Sampler of Rare Fruits for Fun or Profit scald, and other winter , Soil, Drainage, and Water injury.

Moving on to the mechanical tasks of winterizing your lawn , How To Build A Patio Cover and garden , US Flag History - While you might try to procrastinate on these jobs until spring, , Outdoor Kitchens: Attention All Cooks - You've Never Had It This Good! you'll be well rewarded for the maintenance you perform this fall. , Growing Organic! Herbs, Flowers and Fruit Drain the gas , Benefits of Mulch from your lawnmower , Garden Gnomes Inspire Cult Following Worldwide and string trimmer. Actually it's best to let your mowers , Tip-top Trailing Plants for Containers and trimmers simply run out of fuel. If you don't want to 'waste' that little bit of fuel, add a gas , Growing Tomatoes – A Hobby for Everyone conditioner before the long winter. , Why Bonsai Beginners Love Baby Jade Be sure to follow directions. Also, take the same care with your gardening , Barefoot at the Cottage equipment such as your rotary tiller.

Clean all of your landscaping , Sheds equipment before you store it away for the long, cold winter. , Using Bulbs in Your Landscaping Wash with soap and water, , Sampler of Rare Fruits for Fun or Profit clean the air , Barefoot at the Cottage filter, and change , Growing Organic! Herbs, Flowers and Fruit the oil. You'll find that first lawn , Find Peace And Happiness Through Gardening mowing job in the spring , Garden Tables Aren't Just Decoration a little bit easier if you take time to sharpen the blades now. You can protect that freshly sharpened blade by applying a little spray oil to the blades. You can also apply light , Gardening Tools - An Overview spray oil to other moving parts such as cables and the throttle controls.

Lastly, drain all of the water , Tomatoes: History, Origin, Facts... or Fiction? from the garden , Outdoor Kitchens: Attention All Cooks - You've Never Had It This Good! hoses and turn off the taps. Be sure to store your insecticides, herbicides, and fertilizers in a safe , Watering and Tending to Your Bamboo Plant Correctly storage area that will not freeze. Make sure these materials are kept away from children and pets!

© Copyright www.bestlawnandgarden.com, All Rights Reserved.
John Biondi is a frequent contributor to Best Lawn , Tip-top Trailing Plants for Containers and Garden. , Brilliant Beetroot! For more Articles and tips , Designing Your Garden to Attract Hummingbirds on Lawn , Find Peace And Happiness Through Gardening and Garden , Dog Days of Summer care, Gardening , Greenhouse as a Hobby and Garden , Brilliant Beetroot! Decor visit http://www.bestlawnandgarden.com

add your link
addyour link
add your link to our site


What's Inside bullet1
Types of Annuals in the Garden - Tender, Hardy and Half-Hardy - Annuals are a delight to the gardener and to those who view the garden. , Watering Your - How to Make Each Drop Count They provide bountiful color , The Flower Drying Game - Part 3: An Affordable Home Flower-Press and fulfill many gardening , How to Attract Birds to Your Backyard Paradise For Less Than $100 functions. Annuals , Gardening - When to Prune can fill in with quick growth and colorful flowers , Safety On Lawn Tractors while perennial , The Flower Drying Game - Part 3: An Affordable Home Flower-Press and foundation plantings take tim...

Using Plants To Make Us Happier - If we fill our time taking care of plants , Aluminum Strap Patio Furniture for the Poolside we can get rid of stress, it is a scientifically proved thing. Taking care of our green , Vegetable Container Gardening friends (the ones with leaves not Aliens!) we will discover new hidden sides of our personality and will get to know...

Water Lilies - Pruning and Trimming - Trimming and pruning , Waterfall Ponds your water , This Fall, Give Your Trees Some TLC lilies is important for three reasons:First, you don't want old, decaying leaves rotting in your pond. , Zucchini: A Power House of Nutrition Second, trimming old, dying pads stimulates the plant , Unusual Daffodil Stories to produce more fresh ones.And third -...

Understand Your Soil: Healthy Soil Grows Healthy Plants - A basic understanding of soils , Easy Pond Algae Control the Ecologically Safe Way allows the gardener to work with natural , Garden Sheds: Wood Finishing and Weatherproofing Tips processes to enhance plant , Lose That Ugly Algae! root growth and overall vigor.Soil is an amazingly complex, living ecosystem requiring a balance of organic, , The Basics of Plant Growth; Part 1 Hormones inorganic, living and nonliving...

The Most Popular Flower Fragrances - What everyone is astonished at a flower, , Hillside Landscaping-Proper Watering is its fragrance. There are different flower , Palm Tree Care fragrances as there are different flowers. , Tips For a Long Lasting Amaryllis But some of them are less popular than others. That comes from the fact that people prefer specific flower , A Choice New Hydrangea With Variegated Foliage fragrances...

Your Home is Your Fortress: the Art of Garden Fencing - Garden fencing is not just a simple way to protect from ruthless invaders. It has become a form of art, a nice addition to the whole decoration of your house. , Patio Accessories – Complete The Great Outdoors Garden , Get your Cooking with Friable Soil fencing adds to the look of the garden , How To Build A Bench itself. Even if your garden , Basil: The King of Herbs is perfect, wi...

How to Grow Organic Roses - Many people are now getting into growing , Your Home is Your Fortress: the Art of Garden Fencing all things organic. , Create a Hummingbird Garden Habitat Farmers are doing it with produce and meats, so it is natural , Decorate Your Outdoor Spaces on a Budget! that you might want to grow , Basics of Landscaping your roses , 'Brite Eyes' Climbing that way also. Many people have problems using the pesticides and insecticides that g...

Think Vintage for Your Garden - Container gardeners take note. Tired of clay pots? Think vintage, because when you do, there’ll be lots to choose from. Most likely vintage items will be worn and chipped which will only add charm to your garden. , Tomatoes: Apples Of Love Raid the Bathroom. , Dandelion: Miracle Gift from Mother Earth For...

Garden On The Cheap - I love my outdoors , Mulchers - A Buying Guide living space. The fragrant flowers, , Italian Vegetable Seeds shading trees, , Summer Vacation and Your Pond even the constantly needing-to-be-mowed grass. , Lazy Fish Worries I enjoy all of it and I spend a significant amount of time keeping it in good condition.Unfortunately, gardening , Introduction to Botany is a hobby...

Seasonal Gardening




© 2007 mygarden.net.au Gardening | Landscaping | Climate Change | Home Improvement | How To DIY | Home Garden | Interior Design | Home Security | Home Finance | Forum | DIY | Add Your Link