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  • Cut back any faded perennials for the winter and prune your trees so that broken limbs don’t damage your property during snow and ice storms.

  • To give shrubs and trees the best opportunity for growth next spring, plant or transplant them now, while they’re dormant.

  • Plant late spring blooming bulbs before ground freezes.

  • Continue to water your plant material, if there was no significant rainfall, especially newly installed landscapes. Just because it’s winter, doesn’t mean you don’t need to water.

  • Replenish or replace mulch around trees, shrubs & in bed areas for cold weather protection & to reduce heaving.

  • Mound Roses with 10” to 12” of extra dirt for protection. After ground freezes, mulch Roses that have been mounded with leaf mulch, seasoned wood chips, hay or straw.

  • Bring houseplants & tropicals indoors, chances are they will not survive outside during winter.

  • Around Thanksgiving, it’s time for another application of lawn winter fertilizer.

  • Last but not least, remember to keep plenty of birdseed in stock & make fresh water available for our beautiful birds.

  • All of us at Everything Green would love to help you your fall lawn maintenance, just call us at 631 261-2226 or contact us online for a winter/spring planting plan!