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Top Winter Gardening Mistakes + Solutions
Before the last autumn leaf fades, it’s a good idea to put your garden to bed, as the saying goes. Whether winter brings you just a few snowflakes or epic snowdrifts, you can take steps to ensure that the coldest season takes only the smallest toll on your landscape. Then, as the first deep freezes and chilly snowflakes arrive, your garden and gear will be safely tucked in for a long winter's nap. Learn about simple mistakes you want to avoid as you wrap up your garden for winter.