How to Make the Most Out Of Your Fall Garden Clean Up

How to Make the Most Out Of Your Fall Clean Up

Does your garden need some sprucing up?

Not sure how to prepare your garden for winter?

It’s Wednesday which means its Beginner Gardener Wednesday. This is our series that is for every beginner gardener. Every Wednesday you can read about tips and tricks that any novice gardener would want to know. Today, we are sharing about what you need to do for fall clean up.

When fall comes around, you can always count on a little cleaning up in the yard to prepare for winter. On this beautiful fall day we are going to share with you how to make the most out of your fall clean up.

Here is what Organic Gardening said about the importance of fall clean up,

You and your fall garden benefit when you give your plants the same TLC in fall as you do in spring and summer. Wildlife will find food and shelter, weeds will be easier to control, and plant diseases as well as pests will no longer drive you crazy.”

Now, let’s get into what you need to do to make the most out of fall clean up.

6 Things to Do for Your Fall Garden Clean up

  1. Let’s start with fruit trees. Remove all the rotten fruit from the ground and remove all apple leaves with spots.
  2. Save your leaves and the cut grass for your lawn mower. Both are great and organic mulches that will keep your plants and trees warm all summer.
  3. Make sure to add mulch to your perennials.
  4. Do not prune your trees and bushes; instead just simply remove any dead branches.
  5. Right now is the perfect time to plant your spring bulbs.
  6. Install a direct-to-root watering system such as an aeration tube before the ground freezes.

Make sure to come back every Wednesday for more tips and tricks.

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