How To Help You Perennial Plants Before Winter

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After the first day of Fall, it’s time to start thinking about how to put your perennial plants to bed for the winter. Helping them before the temperatures fall will help them grow stronger come spring.

How To Help You Perennial Plants Before Winter


Those plants that keep coming back each year need a little TLC before the cold weather arrives.


  • Once you see that the plant has lost its luster cut them back and leave 2-3” of growth above the ground.

  • Once cleared use a small shovel and loosen the soil to eliminate any compaction.

  • Add an organic fertilizer around the base of the plants and work into the soil.

  • More delicate plants (like roses) may need to be covered if you live a colder climate.

Published on 5/28/2021.
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