Expert landscaper Chris Lambton shares basic but critical tips for fall yard cleanup.
With the changing of seasons typically comes many garden chores including picking the last fruit and vegetables and sowing seeds and bulbs that need the cooler months to go into dormancy and emerge in spring. Fiskars designer and expert landscaper Chris Lambton shares basic but critical tips for fall yard cleanup.
1/ Remove all the leaves from the lawn to help prevent them from killing grass in the spring.
2/ Clean up planting bed areas, disposing of leaves and other items that could harbor unwanted insects or diseases.
3/ Trim broken and dead limbs from trees and shrubs to help make cleanup in the spring more manageable. After you have completed these tasks, you’ll have the space and visibility to assess where you can begin sowing bulbs, shrubs and wildflowers for spring.
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This original healthy living article first appeared in the Fall 2020 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.