It’s fall, and that means falling leaves, plants heading into dormancy, and the opportunity to fill out your garden. Refresh your autumn gardening knowledge with our Fall Care Tips!

In moderation, leaves from a nearby tree can be beneficial for a native garden, but too many can smother plants or clog downspouts. As fall progresses, resist the urge to prune back dormant stalks! They are extremely valuable to your local wildlife, and some will self-seed and help fill in your garden.

If you are looking to add more variety to your garden, now is the time to add new perennials, as the cooler temperatures allow plants to devote their energy to developing their root system before spring blooms. Most perennials also grow in clusters, so now is a great time to divide them, although it’s not necessary to do every year.

Once you’ve completed the previous steps in our guide, you’re ready to mulch! Download the guide below to learn more and get started!

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