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Useful Gardening and Yard Care Tips for Winter

Some tips and hints to help with your seasonal garden and yard care.

Yard Care Tips for Winter

1. Can you compost in winter? Yes, if you live where temperatures stay above 40 degrees or more. And if you live where it’s colder, please read our winter composting tips.

2. Keep walkways, driveways and decks clear of snow. Try a Mantis Electric Snow Shovel or
Mantis Electric Snow Thrower to get the job done fast.

3. Start planning for the spring! Take time to browse through garden catalogs and order seeds now. You may even want to make a map of your garden to help guide you in choosing your plants and/or vegetables. Order your seeds early to make sure you get the ones you want!

4. Keep your birdfeeders filled throughout winter.

5. Gently remove snow and ice from trees or shrubs, if necessary. The added weight will easily bend and break the branches.

6. In mid-late winter cut stems of forsythia, redbud, flowering pear, magnolia, or any of your favorite spring bloomers and force them indoors.

7. In warmer climates you can plant cool season vegetables such as onions, broccoli and cabbage.

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