Hard to believe, but summer is winding down and before we realize, winter will be upon us. Better Homes & Garden (BH&G) recently published 5 easy steps that will give your perennials the best chance of surviving winter.
1. Take note of which plants thrived in their location and which plants did not. Once temperatures are consistently on the cooler side, you can safely relocate plants to a more suitable location.
2. Weed...while perennials start to slow their growth when the weather cools down, many types of weeds actually start to flourish. Weed your flower beds by first watering the area first and then pulling the weed, making sure you get the root.
3. Water the ground well before it freezes and be sure you water the directly on the…