Week 1-2: Garden and Landscape Assessment
- Inspect Plants: Evaluate the health of your plants, trees, and shrubs. Look for signs of disease, pest infestations, or nutrient deficiencies.
- Soil Testing: Test your soil's pH and nutrient levels. This will help you determine if any amendments are needed before planting or fertilizing.
- Lawn Care: Plan to aerate, overseed, and fertilize your lawn to ensure healthy growth throughout the fall and winter.
Week 3-4: Planting and Maintenance
- Fall Planting: Choose and plant fall-blooming flowers like mums, pansies, and asters to add vibrant color to your landscape.
- Mulching: Apply a layer of mulch around your plants to protect roots from temperature fluctuations and conserve moisture.
- Pruning: Trim dead or overgrown branches from trees and shrubs to encourage healthy growth and shape.
Week 4-5: Seasonal Preparation
- Winterization: Begin preparing your garden for the colder months. Trim back perennials, remove annuals, and cover delicate plants with burlap if necessary.
- Fall Clean-Up: Rake leaves, remove debris, and tidy up your landscape to prevent disease and pests from taking hold.
- Hardscape Maintenance: Inspect and clean pathways, patios, and other hardscape elements to prevent slips and falls in wet weather.
Throughout the Month: Planning and Projects
- Plan Ahead: Consider your landscape goals for next spring and summer. Research and gather ideas now so you're ready to start in the early months of the new year.
- Composting: Start a compost pile with fallen leaves and plant trimmings. Use this valuable compost to enrich your soil in the future.
- Garden Tools: Clean and store your gardening tools properly to extend their lifespan and have them ready for next season.
- Education and Inspiration: Attend gardening workshops or webinars to learn about new techniques and trends. Follow social media accounts or blogs for landscape design inspiration.
- Connect on Social Media: Follow Fanelli Landscape Supply on social media for gardening tips, project ideas, and updates on seasonal products. Engage with their content and share your own fall projects. WWW,FLSSUPPLY.COM
- Ask for Advice: If you have questions about fall gardening or landscaping, don't hesitate to ask the knowledgeable staff at Fanelli Landscape Supply. They can offer guidance tailored to your specific needs.
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