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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Provide Nourishment

Just like bears going into hibernation, plants need lots of food to get through the long winter. “Fall is a good time to fertilize so the plant has plenty of nutrients for winter,” says Majorelle. “My number one choice is organic compost.” Other options: Seaweed fertilizer or Osmocote, a time-released fertilizer that will feed plants for up to four months.

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