Fall: 8 Things Your Garden Wants You to Do Now

With a little extra TLC, your plants will survive - and thrive - through the cold winter ahead. A garden expert gets to the root of the matter (10 Photos)

Claudine Ko on Sep 1, 2013 at 4:36PM

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Fall: 8 Things Your Garden Wants You to Do Now

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Do a General Cleanup

“Clean up the garden now, so you don’t have a mess in the spring,” advises Majorelle. “Pull up all the annuals. It’s up to you whether you want to cut back all your deciduous perennials, like coneflowers, so you don’t see those dead stalks. I like looking at the rough ends of the plants, but a lot people prefer to cut them off and compost.”

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