Winter Gardening Tips

Winter is around the corner, be sure to prepare your outdoor spaces now to get a good head start on spring. Here are some Winter Gardening tips to help your garden get through the tough months unscathed! Take advantage of the winter to plan your summer outdoor living spaces The winter dormant period is a great time to prune ornamental trees, fruit trees and vines Keep ice melting products away from plants to avoid damage During warmer weather water in plants in covered areas near the house as well as plants planted in the fall Keep plants such as roses and hydrangeas protected with about 12 inches of a chunky composted mulch Use netting over plants to prevent deer damage over the winter months