Winter “To Do” List
- Install Holiday Lighting and seasonal decorations
- Finish application of anti-dessicants (Early Winter)
- 2nd application of deer repellents
Frequently Asked Questions
As winter approaches, gradually lower your cut to about 2 inches. This allows leaves to blow off more easily and make your lawn less prone to winter temperatures and conditions.
Yes, you should fertilize your lawn before winter. Your lawn will store the nutrients in the root zone and take advantage of them in early spring.
Yes. To protect evergreens from a harsh winter use “Winter Overcoat”. “Winter Overcoat” is an anti-dessicant that is sprayed on the evergreens as winter approaches. This will keep the winter winds and cold temperatures from burning the leaves and needles.
No, you should not prune and fertilize roses. Roses should not be fed after August. The canes can be cut back only slightly so they don’t get damaged. The hard pruning is done in the spring.