As the temperatures begin to dip, it’s time to start prepping your garden for autumn and winter. To get an idea of what we should be doing before it gets too cold out, we talked to Sharon Carr and Ryan Sniegocki at Hocott’s Garden Center—and also asked what they’re growing this fall. “I do Indian Hawthorns and twice-blooming azaleas in my front yard,” Sharon says. “In my side yard, I have loropetalums, and in my backyard along my fence, that’s where I have all my edibles. I have a little vegetable garden back there where I grow cabbage, kale, swiss chard, pansies, and mums.”
Read on for three items to add to your to-do list to prep your garden for the colder months.