Our Top 10 Steps to Fall Yard Prep

Dated: October 17 2023

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Top 10 Winter Yard Prep Steps

 

With winter fast approaching, and the weather still holding, it's time to get your yard ready for the cold season. These essential steps will help you preserve your outdoor space and ensure it's in excellent condition for spring. Let's dive into the top 10 tasks for winter yard prep.

 

1. Clean Up

 

Clear leaves, branches, and debris to prevent mold and pests.

 

2. Trim Trees and Shrubs

 

Prune dead or weak branches to protect against snow and ice damage.

 

3. Lawn Care

 

Mow your lawn shorter than usual and consider aerating for winter resilience.

 

4. Fertilize

 

Apply a winter-specific fertilizer to promote stronger roots and cold resistance.

 

5. Garden Prep

 

Harvest remaining produce, mulch perennials, and drain hoses.

 

6. Winterize Irrigation System

 

Ensure your irrigation system is winterized to prevent freezing damage including removing hoses from the house and storing them.

 

7. Protect Outdoor Furniture

 

Cover or store outdoor furniture to preserve its quality.

 

8. Check and Repair Structures

 

Inspect and repair fences and outdoor structures.

 

9. Snow Removal Equipment

 

Ensure your snow removal tools are ready for winter storms.

 

10. Stock Up on Winter Supplies

 

Have salt or sand for ice removal on hand and easily accessible.

 

Follow these top 10 winter yard prep steps to keep your outdoor space healthy and beautiful. By taking these measures, you'll be well-prepared for the winter season and ensure a vibrant and worry-free spring. Start your winter yard prep today!

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