Just because winter is here, that doesn't mean your garden beds have to go. There are some simple and basic chores that will help ensure life throughout your beds during the winter season. Remember to always protect your roses and evergreens. Laying a couple inches of mulch around the bases will help significantly. Turn your compost, it will help the micro organisms to continue to break down debris. Also remember that salt from sidewalks is harmful to plants. One last helpful tip is to use your old Christmas tree branches as mulch or shelter for your plants and shrubs. These are just a few of the many ways to help ensure the life of your garden beds throughout the winter season.
Published: January 16, 2017