“Let’s first start with the basics”, says Donny Duke, Director of Design, Engledow Estates, “get the leaves and debris out of there and cut back perennials.” Most perennials should be cut to the ground, but there are a few exceptions, for some types that have woody stems.
It’s Fall clean up time and Engledow Group has tips on how you can prep your landscape for winter. What can you do with all those leaves? And Fall planting…what you should be planting now
There are types of plants that need special protections during the cold winter months.Rose bushes need some special care to ensure their continued health throughout the winter. Remove all branches smaller than the diameter of a pencil. Scale back the plant.
During late September in October, deer have growth in their antlers, which produces what is called “velvet” on their antlers.“Velvet” is removed by the deer by scraping their antlers on trees. This causes damage to the tree, enough so that some smaller trees might suffer serious damage. Some might even die from the damage. For more information about Engledow Estates, visit their website at www.engledow.com
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