Preparing Your Garden fo the Winter

Preparing Your Garden fo the Winter



A few people believe that when the weather starts getting colder and the

leaves start to fall, the time has come to take care of the gardening tools and pause

until next spring to deal with their garden once more. Wrong. Winter is an

significant time to maintain your garden's health and guarantee yourself a good

crop for next year. You may imagine that might take to long to prepare your

garden, however in all actuality it takes short of what one day to prepare your

garden for the forthcoming winter.

At the point when the nighttime temperatures drop to under forty-five degrees

Fahrenheit for over four days straight, or ice is estimated for

your territory (more often than not around late October or November) you know its time to

begin preparing your garden. You should begin by assessing your garden

configuration, check which plants developed well in the past season, and which plants

did not progress admirably. Fall is a good time to choose which plants will stay in

you garden next year, and which ones ought to go.

It is likewise a good time to choose which new plants you need to develop. To

make your garden increasingly brilliant and healthy, make sure just to plant the more

solid plants throughout the fall so they can withstand the winter. A few

plants that will do fine being planted in fall are: rudbeckia, Aster

Novi-belgii, Anemone Japonica, panicle hyandea, endive, escarole, and

Brussels grows. You can discover these and more in gardening

magazines or your nearby nursery.

After you have finished this you should begin tidying up your garden.

Begin by hauling out weeds that may have sprung up, and raking fallen

leaves. Weeds and rotten leaves can convey insects and diseases that might

be destructive to your garden. You ought to likewise freed your garden of spent annual

plants, and collect your vegetables and different plants that can't withstand

the winter weather. After fall has gone back and forth, the leaves will be off

your trees and you can see the rotten branches. Cutting off the undesirable

branches from your trees isn't important to your gardens health, yet may

help later on by not dropping branches on your plants and not blocking too

a great part of the sun.

In the event that you have more youthful trees you ought to think about wrapping them and supporting

them with stakes to help them endure the winter wind and cold. Putting

mulch over your garden for the winter can be a helpful method to secure

plants from sudden temperature changes and overwhelming day off. For mulch you can

use around five inches of destroyed bark, pine needles, or an assortment of

different materials. You must be mindful so as not to mulch too early, on the grounds that

a few insects may even now be alive and ready to take cover in it for the


When you are finished with your gardening tools you should clean them and

make sure they are in a protected place where they won't rust and you know

where they'll be for next year. Before winter comes you should constantly set

out slug repellent, as slugs are one of the most noticeably terrible bugs to have in your

garden. On the off chance that you have a pool or fountain in your garden, make certain to take out

any fish that you have in them and bring them inside. There's nothing

more troubled than a fish frozen in a square of ice.

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