As the weather warms up in the spring, our thoughts turn to gardening. But all too often, we realize there was a list of things we should have done in the fall to prepare for it. Here are a few things you should put on this fall’s gardening to-do list.
Many diseases and insects will thrive over the winter in leftover plant debris. This is why it’s important to clean out your spent garden plants before the snow flies, and get them into your compost pile. Just don’t compost any plants you suspect are diseased, and be careful not to include any weed material.