October is a busy month in the landscape with lawn mowing, leaves falling, and winterizing backyard ponds or water features. Get your list done early because you never know if winter weather will come early.
Plant spring-blooming bulbs
Continue to water landscape plants until the ground is frozen
Prune back roses and cover root flares/trunks with mulch
Place protective mulch or pine boughs over tender perennials
Blow out irrigations system and drain lines
Drain and winterize water features; clean out ponds
Lower mower height to prepare turf for winterizing
Do a fall clean-up
Clean, organize, and store garden tools for the season
After reading our October Landscaping To-Do List, if you still want more information, or have any other concerns, Contact us and we will be glad to help you with your landscaping endeavors.