See How 11 Clever Gardeners Get Their Yards Ready For Fall

You might want to read this before the cold weather seeps in.

By Hometalk Highlights

They stake their young trees

Protect your newly planted trees before the harsh weather comes.

They remove any dead growth and debris

Dead leaves and plants will rot in the cold weather and will cause crowding in the springtime.

They cover their ponds with a net

Covering up any water feature in your backyard will prevent a leaf buildup during fall.

They start prepping for next spring

Plan out what you want in your garden next summer to get an early jump on it.

They add mulch to reduce weeds

It also keeps your soil warm as the cold weather seeps in.

They start planting seeds

Start your garden by planting seeds in the winter; it’s much cheaper than buying seedlings in spring.

They put away their pots and plants

To prevent cracks, put your pots in a garage, or wrap them in a thermal blanket.