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Garden Tasks for
Vegetables and Herbs
Finish fall harvesting. Mix manure into all beds.
Clean up and store trellises, cages, poles, stakes, etc.
Finish collecting fall leaves and tilling them into the soil; shredding speeds decomposition.
Tree and Shrubs
Keep falling leaves from piling up against the trunks of trees- the leaves can trap moisture and
cause root rot.
Plant deciduous trees and conifers any time.
Take a garden inventory and remove plants that have not performed well.
Perennials and Bulbs
Continue fall cleanup.
inish dividing and transplanting crowded plants.
Finish planting spring-flowering bulbs.
Apply high-phosphate fertilizer like "
Espoma Triple Super Phosphate"
, bone meal,
Prepare soil for spring plantings as space opens up in the beds.
Mark the location of perennials in your garden with stakes before foliage is gone.
Then you can cultivate the soil and plant in fall and early spring without fear of harming
your existing plants.
Mulch after ground freezes.
or garden food as needed.