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8 - Winter
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Key jobs for winter
  • If it’s a mild winter, continue to cut the lawn, so long as it’s growing, but raise the height of the mower blades
  • Prevent containers planted with winter bedding or all-year-round shrubs from freezing solid by wrapping them with bubblewrap or taking them into shelter
  • Get rid of slimy patches on the patio and paving by scrubbing with a broom or blasting with a pressure washer
  • Remember to feed indoor plants occasionally
  • Order seed catalogues and plan what you’re going to grow in the spring
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