Why you shouldn’t clean up the garden this fall

Posted on Nov 16 2017 - 5:06am by UOG


Question: I’ve heard conflicting information about fall-winter garden clean up. Some advice says clean up and cut back perennials. Other sources say to leave seed heads and leaves, etc., for wildlife habitat. Which advice is better?

Answer: If you love nature, then I say leave the garden with her leaves, berries, pods and seeds for the birds, bees, bugs, snakes and salamanders.

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