Preparing your front and back yard for winter isn’t always an easy task. Depending on what you have growing or what elements your yard includes, your winter preps might require a whole afternoon or more. You need to trim things back, cover furniture, stow things in the garage, and generally get things ready for 3 or 4 months of cold, wet weather. If you have a water feature, your winter readiness could be a little more complicated. Here are a few tips to ensure your fountain or pond will be ready to use when Jack Frost retires in the spring.
1. Remove Debris
Use a rake or net with a long handle to remove leaves and other debris from your water feature. If you don’t, they’ll be decayed and much harder to remove after the snow melts.