These are some helpful tips on prepare your garden for the nasty weather that winter brings with it.

  1. Water your trees until the ground freezes
  2. Transplant shrubs or small tress
  3. Rake up fallen leaves each week, because grass still needs sunlight
  4. Consider shredding fall leaves to use as mulch
  5. Spray your lawn weeds in the month of October
  6. Apply winterizing lawn fertilizer
  7. Do a last weeding
  8. Put plastic or mesh wire around the slender trunks of trees
  9. Pull out any last frosted annuals
  10. Plant spring flowering blubs before the ground freezes
  11. Apply a layer of winter mulch to perennial beds once the ground freezes