Finishing your fall gardening |

Finishing your fall gardening

Michelle Hayes - HAYES mortgage group

Even though the days are growing cooler and shorter, your home’s landscape still needs attention before winter arrives. A little extra effort now can deliver beautiful results next spring.

– Enlist the whole family’s help in planting spring bulbs like lilies, tulips and daffodils. To get the most colorful impact, pick a sunny location to plant several dozen bulbs in drifts.

– Remove dead branches from trees and shrubs to help eliminate a breeding ground for insects and disease.

– Prevent the return of crawling pests next spring by tilling your garden just before the ground freezes.

– Protect saplings and trees from lawn mower scars, insects and early frosts by using self gripping tree wraps.

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– Mulch or cover rose bushes and stake trees securely to guard against strong winter winds.

– Spend the colder months stocking up on inspiration and how-to tips with the help of garden catalogs and magazines.

This information is brought to you by Michelle Hayes of HAYES mortgage group. For information regarding this and other mortgage related issues contact Ms Hayes at 970.926.1141, or Visit her website at

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