Fall Lawn Care Checklist
____ If/when you have few leaves,
____ Aerate your lawn
____ Seed or lay sod
Fall Perennial Garden Checklist
____ Tackle weeds
____ Plant spring bulbs
____ Add mulch
Fall Annuals and Container Garden Checklist
____ Empty planters, clean and store
____ Clean out beds
____ Dig up bulbs that need to be stored
____ Add compost to vegetable beds
Fall Tree and Shrub Care Checklist
____ Plant new trees and shrubs(Not evergreens. Plant those in the spring.)
____ Prune after trees and bushes have gone dormant
Fall Garden Tool Care Checklist
____ Clean hand tools, rub with a light coat of vegetable oil and put away in a dry place.
____ Sharpen blades so they are ready for spring. Again, apply a light coat of vegetable oil.
____ Drain hoses and irrigation lines
____ Turn off outside faucets before freeze sets in.
____ Drain all engines. Change oil. Store in a dry place.