Don’t Rake All the Fall Leaves
Fall cleanup is a time when tidy is not always better. Certainly, it’s essential to rake the lawn so wet leaves don’t promote fungal diseases over the winter. But in flowerbeds, leaves provide a natural mulch that insulates the bed, helping protect against the repeated freezing and thawing that leads to frost heaving. The mulch also protects marginally hardy plants.
Pumpkin Spice Is So Nice
Now is the time to make pumpkin everything! We recommend starting with these delicious recipes: