Preparing the garden for winter

CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal)  Are you ready to transition your garden into winter?  Master Gardener, the Green Thumb Guru Ed Sourdiffe shared his tips.

Bringing Your Plants Indoors

  • 1. Rinse
  • 2. Treat
  • 3. Repot
  • 4. Placement
  • 5. Watering

Timely Tips for the Fall Gardener:

1) Time to plant garlic Oct 1 to November 15
2) Perfect time to plant Perennials, shrubs, Trees etc.
3) Do a walk about with a garden journal
4) Create a “light heater” to extend season
5) Check not only the plants for insects,but the pots and saucers as well,when bringing in plants

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