Winter can wreak havoc on the garden–especially when we experience such drastic temperature fluctuations and lack of precipitation as we’ve seen this season.
Winter kill can claim plants. Dry conditions can lead to deadly mites. But you can take preventative steps to save your garden.
The Associated Landscaper Contractors of Colorado offer a detail checklist of tips to help your garden in general, and specific plants such as perennials and grapes. To help your garden prepare for the cold snap predicted this weekend, follow these guidelines included in the ALCC’s checklist
Click here for the checklist.
It’s a long ways until spring, but these tasks will get you out into your garden. And we can all use some extra sunlight during these still-short winter days.
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