Fall has arrived! With the changing season, there are a few changes to make to prepare your garden beds as well. Preparing your garden each season will keep your curb appeal looking its best from season to season.
Adding a fresh layer of mulch this time of year will help protect your shrubs, trees, and other plants that will go dormant as winter comes near.
Take Containers Inside
If possible, move your container plants inside. Herbs, vegetables, and smaller perennials will come back in the spring if you keep them warm and in the sunshine throughout the colder months.
Fall Fruits and Vegetables
All the wonderful fall harvest fruits and vegetables are in season! If your garden is small enough, pick them all when they are ripe and don’t forget the ones that may have fallen on the ground. If they are left on the ground, as they decompose they will bring ants, wasps, and other unwelcome critters to your gardens!
Plant Fall Bulbs
It’s time to plant your fall bulbs! Planting your bulbs in the fall will give your garden a head start in the spring. Many fall bulb varieties are more tolerant to the cooler temperatures, so when spring arrives they will start blooming even if the weather is still chilly.
How do you prepare your garden for fall? Share your tips and tricks below!
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