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November Tips and Tasks

Tree island

Prune dormant shade trees that need to be pruned. Begin by removing all dead, diseased branches, and making any necessary cosmetic cuts. Do not cut branches flush with the trunk. Leave the branch collar (swollen area on the trunk of a tree…

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Featured Video: Ornamental Trimming – Tall Trees

Now is a good time to prune trees. Ray Bosmans demonstrates how to trim tall trees safely and effectively. Make sure to be careful when using a tall ladder. Take a look at the pruning info on HGIC

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November Tips and Tasks

Mulch your perennials after the first hard freeze. This helps to protect them from frost heaving caused by the freezing and thawing of the soil. Mulch helps moderate temperature fluctuations, reducing this problem. Mulch should be no more than 2-3″…

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Lawn and Garden Tips and Tricks for November

Lawns Typically, November is too late to broadcast lawn seed and expect it to survive the winter. Consider waiting until early spring. This is still a good time to control wild garlic, clover, ground ivy, chickweed, and other difficult weeds…

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