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Protect and fortify your yard against winter damage as temperatures drop

 

 


MUST HAVE PRODUCTS

5 MUST-HAVE PRODUCTS FOR FALL

These five essential products will ensure you’re prepared for anything that comes your way this fall.

RAKE

Clean up fallen leaves and dead grass with an easy and affordable garden rake.

GRASS SEED

Let your lawn thrive with super absorbent grass seed.

LEAF BAG

Finish up the job by packing all of your yard waste into a durable outdoor leaf bag.

FALL FERTILIZER

Promote winter hardiness and early spring growth with fall fertilizer.

BURLAP

Protect plants and shrubs against the harsh extremes of freezing rain and heavy snowfall.

YOUR ULTIMATE FALL CLEANUP CHECKLIST

A little cleanup in fall goes a long way come spring. From pruning to composting, close out summer with these small weekend projects.

 

Quick Tip

 

PRUNING IN THE FALL

Trim back perennials that have gone dormant (once the leaves and stems have turned yellow or brown). If the plant still has green leafy growth late in the fall, leave it until spring and then determine if it needs to be trimmed.

DID YOU KNOW?

It’s more important to fertilize your lawn in the fall than in the spring. Enriching your soil with fertilizer in the fall sets the stage for strong spring growth.

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QUICK TIPS: LAWNMOWER MAINTENANCE TIP

Find out the effect that balancing and sharpening your lawnmower blade can have on your lawn.

HOW TO PREP YOUR LAWN FOR WINTER

Fall is the best time to seed and feed your lawn to prepare it for the coming winter. Follow these tips to ensure your lawn looks lush and green this spring.

 

Quick Tip

 

GARDEN PREP

Mulch garden beds to retain moisture and to protect your plants from rapid fluctuations in temperature.

DID YOU KNOW?

Cutting your grass too short in the fall can make your lawn susceptible to winter damage.

WINTER AHEAD!

Here are 6 ways to protect your lawn and garden against the Canadian cold.

 

Quick Tip

 

PLANTING IN AUTUMN

Want your best spring garden yet? autumn is the time to plant spring bulbs such as tulips and daffodils, as the ground is still warm and many plants are actively growing roots.

DID YOU KNOW?

For best results, plant your spring bulbs by mid-October before the ground begins to freeze.

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FALL GARDENING TIP

Protect plants from cooler temperatures by moving them indoors for a green display. Be sure to fertilize them and use insecticide to take care of any bugs picked up from the outside.

FALL YARD CLEANUP TIPS

Ensure your yard is ready for winter by following this handy checklist.

DON'T FORGET

THE ULTIMATE FALL GARDENING CHECKLIST

GARDENING TIPS

1

Prune established perennials that struggle with the cold weather.


2

Trim weak tree branches to minimize breakage caused by snow and ice accumulation.


3

Remember to water evergreens throughout the fall.


4

Cover your garden with mulch to protect against extreme cold.


5

Use a garden spade or trowel to dig holes for new plants.


6

Plant trees, shrubs and fall bulbs at least six weeks prior to the first hard frost.


7

Cut off the flowering part of new perennials to encourage new root growth.


8

Fertilize only established bulb beds; avoid fertilizing plants and new bulb beds.